Satellite Imagery

November 15, 2011
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This imagery confirms evidence of bombings in Guffa and Yida refugee camps in South Sudan. The attacks took place on November 8 and 10. The new imagery corroborates that the increased air capacity noted in the previous report was likely used to drop bombs on refugees who fled to South Sudan to escape persecution in...

November 14, 2011
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Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) are rapidly working to enhance air strike and air assault capacity in two airbases recently captured from rebels in Sudan's Blue Nile border area.

This evidence, accompanied by on-the-ground reports of two recent bombings in South Sudan refugee camps—Yida camp, housing an estimated 22,000 people, and New Guffa...

October 12, 2011
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SSP has documented proof that the Government of Sudan’s Central Reserve Police, or CRP, have engaged in war crimes against civilians and internally displaced people who sought refuge in the shadow of the U.N. compound in Kadugli, South Kordofan, Sudan.

Satellite imagery, provided by DigitalGlobe and analyzed by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, shows clear evidence of the buildup of fortifications and significant reinforcement of apparent CRP...

September 23, 2011
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New satellite imagery shows evidence of heavy bombardment at Dindiro, Blue Nile, and subsequent troops massing and preparing to move south. SSP is issuing a human security warning for Kurmuk, Blue Nile, and the surrounding area due to the strong likelihood of potential SAF attack in the near future which may result in the use of indiscriminate and disproportionate force.

Images taken September 9 show rapid entrenchment of SAF forces in al-Damazin, the...

August 17, 2011
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SSP has obtained visual evidence, and new eyewitness reports, of three more mass grave sites in and around Kadugli, capital of Sudan’s conflict-torn Southern Kordofan state. Satellite imagery reveals what appear to be two piles of corpses wrapped in body bags or tarps on a wooded mountainside.The three alleged mass grave sites identified in this report are separate from and in addition to the three apparent mass graves south of the Tilo School in...

July 13, 2011
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SSP has identified a site in Kadugli, South Kordofan, Sudan consistent with three mass graves.

New evidence is consistent with allegations that the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and northern militias have engaged in a campaign of killing civilians. This imagery documents extensive evidence from both satellite imagery and eyewitness reports that indicate systematic killing of civilians by the Sudan Armed Forces and Government of Sudan-aligned militias....

July 5, 2011
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SSP has identified an apparent convoy of Sudan Armed Forces vehicles and towed artillery, stretching over two kilometers and consistent with an infantry unit of at least regiment size -- equal to approximately 1,000 troops -- in Kadugli, capital of Sudan's conflict-ridden border region of South Kordofan.

"The major troop movement observed by the Satellite Sentinel Project, combined with other military activity around Kadugli, underscores the...

July 3, 2011
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SSP released imagery revealing that the Government of Sudan has positioned four vehicles consistent with multiple-rocket launcher (MRL) systems at a recently reinforced base within 65 kilometers of the tense border region of South Kordofan. The rocket launchers, consistent with BM-21 Grads, have a range of 20 kilometers and are capable of launching a hail of 40 rockets in a single volley.

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June 29, 2011
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This satellite imagery shows that the Government of Sudan has bombarded ten towns and villages in the Nuba Mountains region of South Kordofan.

DigitalGlobe satellite imagery captured on June 28 shows four fixed-wing aircraft, including one plane consistent with an Antonov and two SU-25K Frogfoot ground attack aircraft, and five helicopters, including four Mi-24 Hind gunships -- attack...

June 28, 2011
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Imagery captured on 28 June reveals that the Government of Sudan has positioned four vehicles consistent with multiple-rocket launcher (MRL) systems at a recently reinforced base within 65 kilometers of the tense border region of South Kordofan. The rocket launchers, consistent with BM-21 Grads, have a range of 20 kilometers and are capable of launching a hail of 40 rockets in a single volley.

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