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Sudanese protesters gather outside the main entrance to the southern port in Port Sudan. Ibrahim Ishaq/AFP via Getty Images

Blockade of Port Sudan: what’s behind it and what can end it

The grievances of those instituting the blockade are justified, to some extent. But the blockade will harm the entire nation instead of only disturbing the ruling elites.
Sudanese protestors celebrate a deal with the ruling generals on a new governing body, in the capital Khartoum, recently. Ashraf Shazly/AFP via Getty Images)

Bringing al-Bashir to justice: the pros and cons of various options

The African Union’s staunch support for al-Bashir, cloaked in criticism of the International Criminal Court, denied justice to the millions affected by the conflict in Sudan.
A brother and sister take shelter from aerial attacks in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan. Reuters/Goran Tomasevic

Tragedy in the Nuba Mountains: hunger and starvation are constants

The world has turned its back on the Nuba people of Sudan. Despite the critical need for food, none of the organisations involved in helping people in dire need have attempted to deliver aid to them.

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