Category Archives: Darfur

Progress for Peace in Darfur

February 17, 2009 The Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), western Darfur’s most influential rebel group, and the Khartoum government have signed a joint declaration of good intention. Representatives of the two groups have been meeting in Qatar this past week. … Continue reading

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Darfur Refugees trapped

February 21, 2008 Between 2,000 and 10,000 refugees, fleeing from Darur, are trapped at the border with Chad. The situation remains unclear because humanitarian workers have had to evacuate the zone. Local rebel commander Abbas Mohamed said a dozen civilians … Continue reading

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Chad Wants Refugees Out

Chad Wants Refugees Out (edit this) February 13, 2008 Nouradin Koumakoye, Prime Minister of Chad, warned Sudan’s government that if the refugees from that country are not transferred elsewhere, he would expel them. He claims that the presence of Darfurian … Continue reading

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New Attack on Darfur

February 11, 2008 Air strikes over the weekend by the Sudanese military sent 12,000 refugees from Darfur fleeing across the border to neighboring Chad. Men on horses and camels, apparently janjaweed, burned and pillaged the villages, killing 200. The Darfur … Continue reading

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