Tag Archives: Sudan

Trapped in an endless cycle of violence – the plight of Darfuri women and girls

By Manar Idriss, Sudan researcher at Amnesty International After spending more than a week this November in eastern Chad, interviewing Darfuri refugees in two different refugee camps, I found myself reflecting on how the latest round of violence in Darfur … Continue reading

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Why monitoring human rights in Sudan still matters

By Khairunissa Dhala, Researcher on Sudan/South Sudan team at Amnesty International Does the human rights situation in Sudan still require a UN-mandated Independent Expert to monitor and report back on developments? That is among the issues to be discussed as … Continue reading

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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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