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Thursday, 07-24-14, 13:50Condemned Christian Woman and Her Family Arrive At Rome[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum / Rome -Maryam Ibrahim, whose case caught worldwide attention when she was condemned to death for apostasy, flew to Italy this morning. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 10:35Woman, Arrested for Converting, Flies to Italy[VOA]A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity, and then barred from leaving Sudan, was due to arrive in Italy on Thursday, an Italian government official said. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 8:06EU Passes Resolution Condemning Meriam Ibrahim Apostasy Case[Sudan Tribune]Strasbourg -The European parliament has passed a resolution on the case of Sudan's Meriam Yahia Ibrahim condemning her "degrading and inhumane" treatment and calling for urgent legal reforms that protect fundamental human rights and guard against discrimination on gender or religious grounds. read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 12:23Rapid Support Forces Assault, Rob People in Sudan's Capital[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -Elements of the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) reportedly attacked five young men in Khartoum this week. The independent Sudanese electronic newspaper Hurriyat reported on Tuesday that RSF troops riding a Land Cruiser assaulted a group of youngsters in Shambat district, Khartoum North. They beat them with rifle butts, and robbed them of their money and mobile phones. read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 10:20Conflicts Increase Emergency Food Airlifts[VOA]The World Food Program reports increasing conflicts in the first half of this year have created a huge surge in emergency airlifts and airdrops of food to people caught in hard-to-reach areas. The air service run by WFP says it has had to deliver 50 times more food by air this year compared to the same period last year to tackle multiple global emergencies. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 13:57Govt Accuses Neighbours of 'Arming' Rebels[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudan on Monday accused some of its neighbours of allegedly supporting opposition forces fighting the Juba government. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 12:23Hunger and Suffering Worsen As Conflicts Rage in Sudans[AlertNet]With war raging in separate conflicts on both sides the Sudan-South Sudan border, civilians have nowhere to run and hunger is approaching famine levels, the United Nations said. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 11:18SPLM-in Opposition - Visit to Uganda Is Historical and a Peace Mission to Stabilize the Region[SSNA]As the IGAD led peace talks enters a critical stage, the leadership of SPLM/A takes the opportunity of extending its visitation to Uganda. Uganda is one of the principal members of East African community, IGAD and a major player in the great lakes region. Since the beginning of the crisis in South Sudan communication barrier had been our major problem and this is unacceptable considering the historical ties that the two countries share. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 8:18'Hamza Group' Claims Responsibility for Assault On Sudanese Journalist[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -A group called "Hamza Group for Fighting against Atheism and Heresy" has claimed responsibility for the assault on the editor-in-chief of Al-Tayyar daily newspaper. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 10:41Unknown Men Storm the HQ of "Altayar" Newspaper & Attack Its Editor-in-Chief[HRInfo]Cairo: -The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounces the attacks on Osman Merghani- editor-in-chief of the Sudanese newspaper of "AlTayar"- yesterday, July 19. A group of armed men stormed the newspaper's headquarters, threatened the employees there, confiscated their cell phones and laptops and then violently beat Osman Merghani, who was transferred to the hospital in order to receive treatment. read more...

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