Sudan: A Year Of War

Thursday, April 11, 2024
A grim anniversary looms in Sudan, where war rages and the prospect of famine hovers. On 15 April, the country will mark a year since a power struggle between two branches of its armed forces exploded into full-scale conflict. The effects of twelve months of hostilities have been harrowing. The ...

Sudan’s Calamitous Civil War: A Chance to Draw Back From The Abyss

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Sudan rsquo;s war is entering an even more dangerous phase as fighting spreads to the heavily contested east, spelling more atrocities and mass displacement. Diplomats should seize a new opportunity to halt the spiral into state failure and stimulate direct talks between the belligerents. ...

South Sudan: Women Fighting Conflict-related Sexual Violence And Hate Speech

Thursday, October 12, 2023
As the world marks international days to end conflict-related sexual violence and hate speech, let rsquo;s not forget the important role South Sudanese women peacebuilders play in preventing and responding to these issues South Sudan holds a special place in both of our hearts. We have had the gr ...

CPJ Calls For Transparency In South Sudan Investigation Into 2017 Killing Of Jou

Friday, October 6, 2023
Nairobi, October 6, 2023 mdash;The Committee to Protect Journalists on Friday welcomed the South Sudan government rsquo;s creation of a committee to investigate the 2017 killing of British-American freelancer

South Sudan: Revise National Security Service Bill

Thursday, July 27, 2023
(Nairobi, July 27, 2023) ndash; South Sudan rsquo; ...

Time To Try Again To End Sudan’s War

Friday, July 21, 2023
Amid shifting military dynamics, a narrow window for dialogue about stopping the fighting in Sudan may have opened. But diplomacy is in disarray. Outside actors should urgently coordinate efforts to steer the belligerents toward a negotiated end to hostilities. Sudan rsquo;s calamitous three-mont ...

A Race Against Time To Halt Sudan’s Collapse

Friday, June 23, 2023
Ferocious fighting in the capital and elsewhere is tipping one of Africa rsquo;s largest countries ever closer to falling apart. There are no easy ways to halt the carnage. All with influence should do everything possible to stop Sudan rsquo;s slide into even greater disaster. Wh ...

Stopping Sudan’s Descent into Full-Blown Civil War

Friday, April 21, 2023
Fighting in cities across Sudan has left hundreds dead and trapped untold numbers at home in severe danger. If not halted, the conflict could become a devastating civil war. Local and outside actors should demand a humanitarian ceasefire, especially around Eid al-Fitr, followed by talks.[/ ...

A Critical Window To Bolster Sudan’s Next Government

Monday, January 23, 2023
A deal between Sudan rsquo;s military and its factious political elites has opened the door to installing a civilian government. Signatories should work to win broader support during the current phase of negotiations, while outside actors should stand ready to offer financing if the agreement sti ...

South Sudan Security Forces Detain 6 State Media Employees

Friday, January 6, 2023
Nairobi, January 6, 2023 mdash;South Sudanese authorities should immediately and unconditionally release all journalists detained this week and ensure the press can work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On Tuesday, January 3, agents with the National Security Service deta ...
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