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November 14, 2011

On Friday, November 11, Satellite Sentinel Project released a report, “Radius of Operations: Sudan Increases Air Attack Capacity” providing evidence of a build-up of Sudanese Armed Forces, or SAF, on the border of Sudan and South Sudan and portending the possible resumption of war between the two countries.

This evidence, accompanied by on-the-ground reports of...

November 10, 2011

Posted by Annette LaRocco and Nenad Marinkovic on Nov 10, 2011

JUBA, South Sudan -- The Sudan Armed Forces, or SAF, attacked a refugee camp in South Sudan at 2:53 p.m. local time today. Enough Project sources indicated that no one was killed or injured in the attack, contrary to initial estimates from the Unity state government. However, casualty figures remain unconfirmed....

November 10, 2011

Posted by Nenad Marinkovic on Nov 09, 2011

Relations between Sudan and South Sudan have sunk to the lowest level since the South declared independence in July 2011. “We tell our brothers in the south that if they want peace, we want peace. If they want war, our army is there,” said Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in the Blue Nile capital of Damazine earlier this week in an event to declare the “liberation” of the former...

November 8, 2011

SHERKOLE REFUGEE CAMP, Ethiopia -- “We left our homes with not even a cup like this one,” said Asma, gesturing toward a red plastic cup lying on the dirt ground next to her foot. Sitting on the trunk of a felled tree crowded on all sides by young children in this refugee camp on the border of Sudan, Asma recounted when fighting broke out in her village in Blue Nile state.  

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November 4, 2011

The Enough Project is both lauded and criticized for its work with celebrities. Naysayers claim that celebrity engagement oversimplifies the issues, while supporters point out the benefits that come from high-profile activists promoting awareness of important issues and gaining the ears of high level policy-makers.

SSP Sept 23 Attack Helicopters

What many followers fail to realize is that celebrity...

November 4, 2011

On Thursday, November 3, distinguished war correspondent Rick MacInnes-Rae of the Canadian Broadcasting Cooperation (CBC) interviewed Enough Project Director of Communications Jonathan Hutson about the work of the Satellite Sentinel Project for "Dispatches," CBC's foreign affairs show. (source)...

November 4, 2011

“Anyone wanting to join forces and keep updated with what is happening in Sudan with a focus on Southern Sudan -- this is a great project aiming at saving lives,” Kenya’s Kim Rune recently wrote on the Satellite Sentinel Project’s (SSP) Facebook page.

SSP's website averages about 50,000 unique visitors per month from 80 countries. In addition, the project's Facebook page has drawn fans from 19 countries who speak 17 languages. About half of SSP's...

November 4, 2011

By Nenad Marinkovic

JUBA, South Sudan -- Sudan Armed Forces, or SAF, have taken control of the stronghold of the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Army-North, or SPLA-N, in Kurmuk town, near the Ethiopian border.

The Sudanese government has long announced a military offensive to take over the SPLA-N’s main base in Blue Nile state. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir told the media two days ago that his forces are determined to perform Eid al-...

November 1, 2011

This dispatch on Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia was originally posted on the Enough Project website.

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October 25, 2011

For months, Ryan Boyette’s name and his presence in the Nuba Mountains remained a closely-held detail, never mentioned in public reporting about the atrocities that have been unfolding in the area since June. But as Enough’s Jonathan Hutson noted to New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof for his Sunday column, Boyette is “irreplaceable” through his role as a rare foreign witness to the Sudanese government’s aerial bombardments and ground...

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