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October 17, 2012

Major news outlets all over the world helped spread the word of ongoing atrocities in Sudan yesterday through their coverage of the Satellite Sentinel Project’s, or SSP’s, most recent report “Cameras on the Battlefield: Multimedia Confirmation of the Razing of Gardud al Badry, South Kordofan, Sudan” and corresponding video, “Village Burning, Torture...

October 16, 2012

The Satellite Sentinel Project, or SSP, released a multimedia package today presenting evidence that Sudan’s notoriously brutal Central Reserve Police, also known as “Abu Tira,” participated in, and filmed, the systematic burning and looting of the Nuba Mountains village of Gardud al Badry in the war-torn region of South Kordofan, Sudan.  

The report, "...

October 11, 2012

Earlier this week, at the 2012 GEOINT Symposium—the nation’s largest intelligence event—the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, or USGIF, honored DigitalGlobe and the Satellite Sentinel Project, or SSP, with the 2012 Industry Intelligence Achievement Award. This was part of the USGIF Awards Program that annually recognizes the exceptional work of the geospatial intelligence tradecraft’s brightest minds. The award winners are nominated by organizations within the field of...

October 9, 2012

Posted by Carine Umuhumuza

On September 27, South Sudan and Sudan signed a partial peace deal in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, marking the conclusion of the final round of negotiations between the two nations. The agreement, which came five days past the September 22 deadline, includes arrangements for key economic and security issues but fails to resolve disputes on Abyei and their common border, leaving...

September 28, 2012

Map of Sudan with El Moreib and El Obeid

Gateway to the North,” a new report issued today by the Satellite Sentinel Project, or SSP, documents the bombardment and destruction of a village in the Nuba Mountains region of war-torn South Kordofan, Sudan and shows the...

September 25, 2012

Posted by Niccole Rivero

In a new publication released today, “Holding Sudan Accountable: A Draft U.N. Security Council Resolution,” Enough Project’s Jennifer Christian calls on the U.N. Security Council to take strong measures against the government of Sudan for its failure to permit international humanitarian aid into the Sudanese states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile. Sudan’s behavior contradicts the terms of...

September 24, 2012

Posted by Amanda Hsiao

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – A summit between Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has yet to secure an agreement on a number of tinderbox issues between the two countries. The top-level meeting, which officially began today in the Ethiopian capital , is taking place two days after the September 22 deadline that the African Union established for the conclusion of negotiations between Sudan and South Sudan.

The highly anticipated...

September 18, 2012

Posted by Carine Umuhumuza

 

Last week, leaders of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North, or SPLM-N, arrived in Washington to meet with U.S. State Department officials and discuss U.S. engagement in the unfolding humanitarian crisis, as well as the ongoing peace talks with the government of Sudan. This is the first time the three leaders, SPLM-N Chairman Malik Agar, SPLM-N Chief of Staff and Deputy Chairman Abdel Aziz al-Hilu, and Secretary General Yasir Arman, have travelled together to the U...

September 13, 2012

Posted by Niccole Rivero

In a new policy brief released today, the Enough Project’s Jennifer Christian calls for an increased international response to the humanitarian crisis in Sudan, particularly in the delivery of aid throughout the states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile. The report, “Shifting the Burden: The Responsibility to Protect Doctrine and the Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan...

September 11, 2012

Posted by Allison Punch

On September 5, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir called on the African Union to legislate protection of African space against “spy satellites.” Bashir, who has been indicted by the International Criminal Court, spoke at a telecommunications conference in Khartoum, pushing for a unified continent-wide space agency.

"I'm calling for the biggest project, an African...

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