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 (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 30 December 2007
By Shai Oster
December 28, 2007 — Home to almost half of the world’s 45,000 biggest dams, China has embarked on a push to export its hydropower know-how to developing countries — even as it contends with environmental damage and social (...)
Tuesday 23 December 2003
KHARTOUM, Sudan, Dec 23, 2003 (AP) — Sudan and China on Tuesday signed a US$400 million contract for an electricity generating plant at the Merowe Dam, now under construction some 350 kilometers (220 miles) north of Khartoum.
Qu Zhe, (...)
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 (...)
Friday 18 November 2011
November 16, 2011 (KHARTOUM) — Four student leaders from the Manasir were arrested today by Sudan Security Forces in El Damer, the Capital of Nile State in Northern Sudan.
The students, all of whom are from (Wadi EL Niel University), (...)
Wednesday 5 September 2007
Sudan Organisation Against Torture (SOAT)
Human Rights Alert: 4 September 2007
New arrests of Kajbar dam activists
SOAT expresses its grave concern over the new arrests of members of the Committee against the building of the Kajbar (...)
Thursday 31 July 2008
July 30, 2008 (KHARTOUM) — Villagers complained Tuesday that a massive Chinese-engineered hydropower dam under construction in Sudan had deliberately flooded seven small villages and left 200 families homeless.
Mohamed Said Ahmed, from (...)
Wednesday 13 July 2011
By Toby Collins
July 12, 2011 (LONDON) – Both North and South Sudan have announced they will be introducing new currencies, now that they are separate states. South Sudan Pound (ST)
The president of South Sudan’s central bank, Elijah (...)
Return of Dr. Machar to Juba and next political move2016-04-26 22:23:10
By James Okuk
After exhausting the immature dramatic politicking about return of Dr. Riek Machar to Juba to take up his duties as the First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan for 30 (...)
Sudan: Silencing women rights defenders2016-03-31 20:22:15
Human Rights Watch Sudan: Silencing Women Rights Defenders Sexual Abuse, Intimidation by Security Forces
(Nairobi, March 24, 2016) – Sudanese security forces have used sexual violence, (...)