Abyei Incursion


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The latest imagery reveals the presence of fortified encampments inside Abyei near Bongo, Goli and Diffra, according to the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative's analysis of the DigitalGlobe satellite imagery. These are the three locations to which the National Congress Party reportedly deployed as many as 1,500 northern police within the past week.

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Read the report, "Abyei Incursion: Evidence of Northern-Aligned Forces Deployed to Abyei Region, Sudan."

Read the press release, "Satellite Images Reveal Movement of More Forces Backed by Government of Sudan into Contested Abyei Region."