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Author: Rebecca Simpson

New Report: Sudan’s Tortured Peace Process

New Report: Sudan's Tortured Peace Process
As the African Union prepares to reconvene talks between the Sudanese Government and Rebel Leaders, the stakes for peace and for civilians affected by the conflict are higher than ever. February 2014 was the deadliest month for civilians in South Kordofan due to aerial bombardment since 2011 ...
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South Sudan “Eye Radio” Promotes Message of Peace and Stability

South Sudan "Eye Radio" Promotes Message of Peace and Stability
In attempts to stem the violence and urge unity and common vision forged among those of South Sudan, Eye Radio station has begun to air several messages stressing the goal of “peace, stability, and prosperity” for South Sudan ...
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South Sudanese Sing for Peace

South Sudan
South Sudanese Sing for Peace
A group of South Sudanese artists have emerged as conflict broils in the world’s youngest country. These young artists are spreading messages about peace and reconciliation using their most powerful tool – their voice ...
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Why Are South Sudanese Soldiers Carrying Bright Blue Children’s Backpacks?

South Sudan
Why Are South Sudanese Soldiers Carrying Bright Blue Children's Backpacks?
Incongruous images showing soldiers wearing bright blue backpacks with the UNICEF logo front and center have been emerging from South Sudan ...
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Report: Forgotten Wars: Sudan’s Periphery Smolders as Focus Turns to South Sudan

South Sudan
Report: Forgotten Wars: Sudan's Periphery Smolders as Focus Turns to South Sudan
Since December, international attention and focus has shifted to South Sudan as violence and a rising humanitarian crisis intensifies in the world’s newest nation. In the north, escalating violence, displacement, and new political developments in the areas along Sudan’s periphery—Darfur, South Kordofan, and Blue Nile—are going largely unnoticed ...
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