Category Archives: Sudan

How many ways to hide from bombs?

By Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada Among the many dimensions to the grave human rights and humanitarian crisis in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan state that have stuck with me is the multitude of ways that people hide from the … Continue reading

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‘Stop the planes’

By Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada “Just stop the planes.” That was the plea made by the feisty, determined Khadija when I interviewed her in front of the remains of her home in a small village in Sudan’s … Continue reading

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Dangerous to stay, dangerous to move – the plight of refugees in Yida

By Alex Neve, Amnesty International Canada’s Secretary General and Khairunissa Dhala, South Sudan Researcher 19 January 2013 – It’s been nine months since we last visited the Yida Refugee Camp in South Sudan and returning now it’s amazing what has … Continue reading

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Sudanese air strikes threaten humanitarian efforts in South Sudan

By Alex Neve, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada and Khairunissa Dhala, Amnesty International South Sudan Researcher Juba, South Sudan – 24 April, 2012 Hopes that last week’s South Sudanese decision to withdraw forces from the Heglig oil fields in … Continue reading

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South Sudan/Sudan: The human rights crisis behind the political spat

By Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada and Khairunissa Dhala, South Sudan Researcher, Amnesty International Juba, South Sudan “Have they forgotten about us?” -    Sudanese refugee, Yida Refugee Camp, South Sudan The spectre of war between Sudan and South … Continue reading

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