Sunday 15 August 2004 EL FASHER, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Nigerian troops mandated to protect African Union ceasefire monitors in the troubled western Darfur region of Sudan are due to arrive on Aug. 25, the Nigerian chairman of the ceasefire commission said on (...)
Sunday 15 August 2004 CAIRO, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Rebels in Darfur have called on African Union observers to fan out into its vast countryside to witness human rights abuses the rebels blame on Sudan’s government.
The observers are already in Darfur, but it (...)
Sunday 15 August 2004 KETZIOT PRISON, Israel, Aug 15, 2004 (Jerusalem Post) — Ketziot Prison, one of the largest IDF detention centers for Palestinian security prisoners located along the Egyptian border, has recently received seven unexpected visitors.
Sunday 15 August 2004 KHARTOUM, Aug 14, 2004 (SUNA) — Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister and special envoy of the Chinese President arrives in Khartoum Saturday evening carrying a written message to the President of the Republic from his Chinese counterpart, (...)
Sunday 15 August 2004 By LISA SCHLEIN
GENEVA, Aug 14, 2004 (CP) — Between 30,000 and 50,000 people are believed to have been killed in Sudan’s western Darfur province since fighting broke out in February 2003 between two rebel groups and the Janjaweed (...)
Sunday 15 August 2004 ADDIS ABABA, Aug 14 (AFP) — These are the commitments undertaken by the 53-member African Union (AU) in respect of Darfur, the region of western Sudan in which a civil war has been in progress since February 2003.
They follow the (...)
Saturday 14 August 2004 KHARTOUM, Sudan, Aug 14, 2004 (AP) — A Sudanese court on Saturday sentenced a number of militiamen to death for their roles in attacks last year on the Al-Fasher airport in western Sudan, the official news agency reported.
Talha Hassan (...)
Saturday 14 August 2004 Adds African Union offical’s comments)
By Finbarr O’Reilly
KIGALI, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Rwandan troops will intervene to protect civilians in danger when they are deployed in west Sudan’s troubled Darfur region, Rwandan President Paul (...)
Saturday 14 August 2004 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Aug 14, 2004 (PANA) — An African Union delegation led by
Political Affairs Commissioner Julia Dolly Joiner arrives in
Sudan Sunday to assess the humanitarian situation in the strife-
torn Darfur region.
Saturday 14 August 2004 NAIROBI, Aug 14, 2004 (dpa) — The first half of an African Union force left Rwanda Saturday for Darfur, where they will protect the ceasefire observers already on the ground.
The A.U. said earlier the 155 Rwandan troops were expected (...)
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(Nairobi, April 21, 2014) – Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government (...)
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