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A Breakthrough In Sudan’s Impasse?

Friday, August 12, 2022
Sudan rsquo;s military leader, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, says the army will step aside to make way for a civilian government. In this Q A, Crisis Group expert Alan Boswell discusses why a solution for the political stalemate has proven so elusive and what may come next. What has h ...

South Sudanese Journalist Emmanuel Woja Abducted By Unidentified Men

Friday, March 11, 2022
Nairobi, March 11, 2022 mdash; South Sudanese authorities should conduct a swift and credible investigation into the recent abduction of journalist Emmanuel Woja, and ensure those responsible are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. At about 9 a.m. on March 2, a man ...

South Sudanese Security Forces Threaten, Briefly Detain 8 Journalists

Saturday, February 26, 2022
New York, February 25, 2022 mdash; South Sudanese authorities should cease harassing and threatening journalists for their work covering the country rsquo;s parliament, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. At about 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 22, officers with the country rsquo;s N ...

After The Coup, Restoring Sudan’s Transition 

Friday, November 5, 2021
Mass protests have erupted throughout Sudan following the 25 October coup, prompting backlash from the security forces. In this Q A, Crisis Group expert Jonas Horner outlines de-escalatory moves that could reinstate the constitutional order ndash; and reset the country rsquo;s transition. ...

Reversing Sudan’s Dangerous Coup

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
he Sudanese military has ousted civilian leaders in a power grab that leaves the country rsquo;s transition in limbo. Led by the African Union, external actors should pull out all the stops to reverse a coup that could tip Sudan into sustained unrest and chaos. Sudan is in peril. On 25 Oct ...

South Sudanese Journalist Alfred Angasi Detained Without Charge Since July 5

Friday, July 23, 2021
Nairobi, July 23, 2021 mdash; South Sudanese authorities should immediately release journalist Alfred Angasi and cease arbitrarily detaining members of the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On July 5, intelligence officials in Juba, the capital, arrested Angasi, a radio pre ...

Containing The Volatile Sudan-Ethiopia Border Dispute

Thursday, June 24, 2021
In mid-December, Sudanese troops moved into al-Fashaga, an agricultural area on the frontier with Ethiopia, expelling Ethiopian farmers and building fortifications. Fighting threatens to escalate. With assistance from outside mediators, the two countries should convene talks about restoring the s ...

Inside the Region’s Struggle for Peace in South Sudan

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
In September 2018, South Sudan signed a peace accord to end five years of civil war. However, the agreement remains extremely fragile, and almost a year later key parts of the unity government between President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar ndash; now Vice President ndash; have not ...

South Sudan’s Other War: Resolving the Insurgency in Equatoria 

Friday, February 26, 2021
A rebellion in Equatoria, South Sudan rsquo;s southernmost region, is undermining the already troubled peace between the main belligerents in its civil war. Mediators should push for a wider compact that accommodates Equatorian grievances and includes the insurgent general in talks about the coun ...

The Rebels Come to Khartoum: How to Implement Sudan’s New Peace Agreement

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
The October 2020 accord between rebels and Sudan rsquo;s transitional government is a big step forward. But difficulties remain. External powers should help Khartoum broaden the deal to include holdouts, reform the security sector and keep promises to invest in the country rsquo;s long-neglected ...
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