Sunday 6 May 2007
By Ali Askouri *
May 5, 2007 — While the world attention has been on Darfur for the last four years – though with little actions – the government of Sudan has been creating another Darfur. This time in the north, the part of the country (...)
Tuesday 27 February 2007
Feb 26, 2007 (LONDON) — Representatives of the communities that will be flooded by Sudan’s Merowe Dam have requested that archaeologists excavating the reservoir area should leave immediately.
The request follows the failure of the (...)
Saturday 23 May 2009
May 22, 2009 (LONDON) – Sudanese police clashed today with farmers at the New Hamadab Resettlement projects after the settlers blocked the Khartoum - Dongla highway to protest against a water shortage.
Sudanese authorities had (...)
Monday 3 May 2004
KHARTOUM, Sudan, May 2, 2004 (PANA) — Historians may have to revise their previous beliefs about the history of the Nile River valley and human history following the recent discovery of seven statues in Karma, northern Sudan, south of (...)
Monday 24 December 2007
December 23, 2007 ( KHARTOUM) — Alongside a highway on the top of a some 10-km long dam, there is a wide lake with different kinds of boats running on the blue water, attracting a great number of domestic and foreign tourists. Merowe (...)
Sunday 10 June 2007
Appeal to Rescue Nubia And to stop Building the Kajbar Dam
Halfa First! Kajbar Next!!
Nubia Drowns and Dies of Thirst!!!
Date: May 12, 2007
• The United Nations Secretary General
• United Nations programs and Specialized (...)
Friday 15 June 2007
June 14, 2007 (KHARTOUM) — Four people were killed and at least 10 wounded when police dispersed residents in north Sudan protesting a dam project which they say will destroy their community, local press reported Thursday.
News reports (...)
Monday 19 March 2007
March 18, 2007 (MEROWE, Sudan) — Sudan’s archaeology is finally stepping out of Egypt’s shadow as teams work against the clock to rescue an entire swathe of Nile Valley heritage from the rising waters of a Chinese-built dam.
"The paradox (...)
Thursday 27 April 2006
Sudan Organisation Against Torture
Human Rights Alert: 27 April 2006
On 22 April 2006, security forces in Marawi armed with machine guns and heavy artillery fired live ammunition into a crowd of villagers whilst they were (...)
Monday 7 May 2007
May 6, 2007 (LONDON) — Sudanese riot police today used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up a peaceful demonstration in the centre of Khartoum, the Leadership Office of Hamdab Dam Affected People (LOHAP) said in a press statement (...)
Why reports on alleged atrocities are flawed2015-07-28 08:59:54
By Joseph de Tuombuk*
The recently-released Human Rights Watch and UNMISS reports on alleged atrocities committed by SPLA forces, are seriously flawed and could not withstand any challenge in (...)