Satellite Sentinel News Roundup 8/26

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.

The latest SSP report generated coverage by media outlets around the world, and has been translated into numerous languages including Spanish, Dutch, French, and Indonesian.

Satellites Confirm Sudanese Red Crescent Burial of Body Bags in Mass Graves

WASHINGTON – The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has confirmed the burial of human remains, some of them in body bags or tarps, through a series of DigitalGlobe satellite images taken of two newly discovered mass grave sites in Sudan’s restive South Kordofan region. The addition of the two new mass graves brings the total discovered by SSP to eight.
 

Satellite Sentinel Project News Roundup 8/19

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.

Apparent mass grave below Kadugli welcome sign: Kadugli, The Town of Love and Peace

Credit: DigitalGlobe for Satellite Sentinel Project

Suspected Mass Grave by Khalil Yagoup Garden

Credit: DigitalGlobe for Satellite Sentinel Project

Report: New Eyewitnesses, Satellite Evidence of Three More Mass Graves in South Kordofan, Sudan

WASHINGTON – The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has obtained visual evidence, and new eyewitness reports, of three more mass grave sites in and around Kadugli, capital of Sudan’s conflict-torn Southern Kordofan state. Satellite imagery reveals what appear to be two piles of corpses wrapped in body bags or tarps on a wooded mountainside.

Satellite Sentinel News Roundup 8/12

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.

53 Members of Congress Write to President Obama, Citing Evidence of Mass Graves

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, Members of Congress reached beyond partisan lines to address the mass atrocities taking place in Southern Kordofan, Sudan.  Fifty-three members of Congress signed a letter to President Obama thanking the administration for its continued commitment to Sudan and South Sudan, and urging him to raise his voice again to call for international attention to reports of mass killings by the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and allied militias, and mass graves i

Anglican Bishop Andudu of Kadugli Briefs Journalists at U.N.

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.

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