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August 9, 2011

As the Sudanese government continues to systematically target and attack civilians in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan’s South Kordofan region, the retired Rev. Andudu Adam Elnail who serves as the Anglican bishop of Kadugli, has become a voice of urgency for the region and its people.

On Friday, a day after testifying before an emergency U.S. Congressional hearing, Bishop Andudu gave a press conference at the U.N., organized by Avaaz, Human Rights Watch, and Sudan Now....

July 28, 2011

Satellite Sentinel Project captures the attention of major media around the world, using satellite imagery and ground-based reporting to focus attention on and promote accountability for mass atrocities in Sudan and South Sudan. Here is a round-up of recent, select media coverage of SSP.

On Friday, July 22, Religion Dispatches analyzed U.S. Special Envoy Princeton Lyman's comments to The Washington Post which "downplay the scope of the human rights abuses in Kadugli," despite evidence of mass graves provided by SSP and a UN report expressing concern...

July 27, 2011

With yet another Sudanese agreement dishonored, tensions between the Sudanese government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North, or SPLM-N, continue to rise in the country’s border states, and violence threatens to spread from South Kordofan to Blue Nile.

The framework agreement on political partnership and political and security arrangements in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states between NCP and SPLM-N was signed in Addis Ababa on June 28, mediated by the African Union High Implementation Panel, or AUHIP, that is chaired by former South African President...

July 21, 2011

Satellite Sentinel Project captures the attention of major media around the world, using satellite imagery and ground-based reporting to focus attention on and promote accountability for mass atrocities in Sudan and South Sudan. Here is a round-up of recent, select media coverage of SSP.

On Friday, July 15, The Guardian's blog series, "Carne Ross on power and nations" posted "South Sudan: lessons in diplomacy from the birth of a new nation." (...

July 19, 2011

JUBA, South Sudan -- The embattled area of the Nuba Mountains is squarely situated in North Sudan, but the recent separation of the South poses new challenges for what in the past two months has become the region’s latest deadly front. As the festive mood surrounding the South’s independence celebration tapered off, many journalists in town for the big day turned attention – quietly, given the immense sensitivities – toward the conflict unfolding just over the new international border. Much of the reporting about the atrocities being committed by...

July 14, 2011

Satellite Sentinel Project captures the attention of major media around the world, using satellite imagery and ground-based reporting to focus attention on and promote accountability for mass atrocities in Sudan and South Sudan. Here is a round-up of recent, select media coverage of SSP.

On Thursday, July 14, SSP released one of its most important reports to date. "Crime Scene: Evidence of Mass Graves in Kadugli, Sudan...

July 14, 2011

Since fighting broke out in the volatile Sudanese state of South Kordofan on June 5, accounts trickling out from the largely sealed-off war zone have attested to the Sudanese army, or SAF, and other affiliated government forces killing and committing other acts of violence against its civilians. Information out of the area continues to remain scarce and difficult to confirm.

In the most comprehensive cataloguing of gross human rights violations committed in the conflict so far, a June UNMIS human rights report seen by Enough provides gruesome details of brazen executions of...

July 13, 2011

“Today, while Southern Sudan prepares for independence, the orphan state of Southern Kordofan is preparing for long and bitter war with its adoptive parent, the Khartoum Government.” –Callum Macrae

While South Sudan celebrated its independence, the northern State of South Kordofan continued to suffer from an ethnic cleansing campaign perpetrated by its own government. In a July 9 news broadcast, Al Jazerra English featured two stories – one from the ground in a South Kordofan hospital, and the other from the sky, featuring Enough Project...

July 7, 2011

Satellite Sentinel Project captures the attention of major media around the world, using satellite imagery and ground-based reporting to focus attention on and promote accountability for mass atrocities in Northern and Southern Sudan. Here is a round-up of recent, select media coverage of SSP.

SSP published two reports since July 1, 2011.  

ITN Channel 4 (UK) led its broadcast of July 2 with DigitalGlobe satellite imagery and an interview with Enough Project Director of Communications Jonathan Hutson, about SSP and the situation in South Kordofan. SSP had just revealed the...

July 1, 2011

Satellite Sentinel Project captures the attention of major media around the world, using satellite imagery and ground-based reporting to focus attention on and promote accountability for mass atrocities in Northern and Southern Sudan. Here is a round-up of recent, select media coverage of SSP.

On Saturday, June 25, Cleveland Plain Dealer, which has the largest circulation of any Ohio newspaper, and is a top 20 newspaper for circulation in the U.S., published an editorial on Sudan, citing the Satellite Sentinel Project's imagery and analysis. (...

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