Tag Archives: Darfur

US eases sanctions on export of smartphones, laptops and other communications tools to Sudan

19 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

WASHINGTON — The United States is easing sanctions against Sudan to allow Americans to send smartphones, laptops and other communications hardware and software.
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Sudan protects terrorists

15 Dec

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Kimberly Hollingsworth*

Sudan used to be the heart of Africa; now, Sudan is the heart of international terrorist organizations. Sudan is the hub for training extremists. Sudan is the hiding place for terrorists.
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With death ruling over Darfur, ICC-indictee Al Bashir & African leaders scorn spineless int’l community

10 Apr

The UN’s Darfur mission is one of the largest in the world (BBC picture)

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians in Sudan’s Darfur region, even when they were shot in front of them, a former UN spokeswoman has said.
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ICC shows Kenyatta-Ruto cases no escape from justice: Where did AU go wrong on these highly charged matter?

25 Oct

by Keffyalew Gebremedhin, Posted on The Ethiopia Observatory

Automaticity of Ruto’s excusal from his trial rejected

We already had occasion on October 19, 2013 to comment on the ICC Trial Chamber’s conditional “excusal from continuous presence at trial” given to ICC-indictee Uhuru Kenyatta on October 18, 2013. We showed uneasy sympathy with the Court’s action, out of awareness that the Kenyan state could not be auto- or remote-piloted, especially at this time when that country needs the full attention of its head of state.
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Khartoum & Beijing preoccupied with security of Chinese citizens

27 Jan

By Sudan Tribune

The Sudanese minister of transportation and roads has tackled the issue of security with Chinese companies and measures needed to protect their workers in the troubled region of Darfur.
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South Sudan Statement on Addis Ababa Talks with the Sudanese Government

2 Apr

By Pagan Amum
Chief Negotiator SPLM/RSS Negotiation Team,

Sudan Tribune

At the invitation of the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) the Republic of South Sudan (RSS) has travelled with a high level delegation to Ethiopia to engage the Government of Sudan (GoS) in the Joint Political and Security Mechanism (JPSM), to further the positive spirit and the new approach that was initiated here in Addis Ababa at the last round of talks that resulted in initialling agreements on Nationality and Borders. In addition, we came here to rescue the Presidential Summit planned for 3 April in Juba that was intended to consolidate the new initiative that would guide us away from confrontation and towards two mutually viable States living side by side in peace and mutual security, cooperating in all fields in pursuit of mutual interest of our two peoples.
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