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James Copnall Soudan : Béchir remporte la présidentielle (Bbc Afrique, 27 Avril 2010)
Les résultats des deux élections présidentielles du 11 au 15 avril ont été publiées lundi. Le président Omar el Béchir, candidat à sa propre sucession, a conservé son fauteuil, avec 68 pour cent des voix, et Salva Kiir, ancien...

James Copnall, Darfour: le vote des réfugiés (Bbc Afrique, 14 Mars 2010)
Au Darfour, région déchirée par un conflit qui (selon l'ONU) a fait 300.000 morts, les habitants seront appelés à voter le mois prochain. Notre collègue James Copnall est allé rencontrer certains des réfugiés dans le territoire,...

The Guardian La violence a repris au Darfour (Courrier International, 02 Mars 2010)
Des centaines de civils seraient morts au Darfour au cours de la dernière semaine de février, lors de combats entre l'armée soudanaise et des groupes rebelles de l'Armée de libération du Soudan (SLA). Alors qu'une élection...

Redaction Darfour: les deux humanitaires libérées se préparent à rentrer chez elles (Afp, 19 Octobre 2009)
KHARTOUM — Une Irlandaise et une Ougandaise, victimes de la plus longue prise d'otages d'humanitaires étrangers dans le Darfour, se portaient bien lundi après leur libération malgré cette épreuve "difficile" et étaient impatientes de...

Redaction Omar El Béchir dans le collimateur de la CPI (Bbc Afrique, 11 Juillet 2008)
Une inculpation d'el Béchir pourrait sonner le glas de tout espoir de restaurer la paix dans le Darfour Le procureur de la cour pénale internationale va présenter lundi des preuves aux juges de la CPI; des preuves sur la base desquelles il pourrait lancer un mandat...

Redaction Darfour: Brown propose la tenue à Londres de pourparlers de paix (Romandie News, 13 Avril 2008)
Le Premier ministre britannique, Gordon Brown, a proposé samedi que des pourparlers de paix sur le Darfour se déroulent à Londres. La province de l'ouest du Soudan est en conflit depuis cinq ans. Des responsables britanniques sont en contact avec les autorités...

Redaction 3.000 manifestants à Londres pour le Darfour (Tas, 13 Avril 2008)
Quelque 3.000 personnes ont manifesté à Londres dimanche devant l'ambassade du Soudan, dans le cadre de la Journée mondiale pour le Darfour, alors que Downing Street a proposé d'accueillir des pourparlers de paix dans la capitale britannique pour...

Redaction JO-2008: Clooney veut "parler" du Darfour et de la Chine à Omega (Afp, 11 Mars 2008)
L'acteur américain George Clooney souhaite "parler" de la responsabilité qu'aurait selon lui la Chine dans la crise du Darfour, au fabricant suisse de montres Omega, sponsor officiel des jeux Olympiques de Pékin, a-t-il indiqué mardi à la...

Par Mahor Chiche Président De Sauver Le Darfour France Et Jérôme L.j Di Costanzo Correspondant à Londres De Sauver Le Darfour Europe. Darfour : le temps de l’action ? (Sauver Le Darfour Europe, 16 Février 2008)
Sous la pression de l’opinion publique, le Ministre des Affaires étrangères français Bernard Kouchner avait organisé en juin dernier la première initiative diplomatique sérieuse sur le Darfour : la conférence de Paris. De cette première, on...

Par Jérôme L.j Di Costanzo, Correspondant De Sld à Londres Six mois après la conférence de Paris, la crise au Darfour perdure (Sauver Le Darfour Europe, 07 Décembre 2007)
Après 5 ans de conflit, 20 résolutions de l’ONU, 2.5 millions de déplacés, 250 000 réfugiés au Tchad et 200 000 morts, la crise du Darfour s’installe dans la durée. Selon l’émissaire de l’ONU, M. Eliasson, « l'escalade militaire...

Redaction Vers une expulsion de réfugiés du Darfour ? (Rfi, 15 Novembre 2007)
La justice britannique a approuvé mercredi la décision du gouvernement concernant le renvoi de trois réfugiés vers le Darfour. Une décision qui pourrait entraîner l'expulsion de centaines de demandeurs d'asile vers le Soudan et mettre leur vie en...

Redaction Darfour : Londres brandit la menace de sanctions faute de progrès (Courrier Du Vietnam, 31 Octobre 2007)
Le Premier ministre britannique Gordon Brown a brandi le 28 octobre la menace de sanctions accrues faute de progrès dans les pourparlers en cours à Syrte, en Libye, destinés à mettre fin à 4 ans d'affrontements dans la région du Darfour, dans...

Redaction Brown veut une force avant fin 2007 au Darfour (Bbc Afrique, 17 Septembre 2007)
Le premier ministre britannique, Gordon Brown, a déclaré à la BBC qu'il souhaite qu'une force mixte de maintien de la paix - Nations Unies et Union africaine - soit déployée dans la région soudanaise du Darfour avant la fin de l'année....

Redaction Des femmes célèbres réclament un cessez-le-feu au Darfour (Afp, 15 Septembre 2007)
Vingt-six femmes célèbres de tous les horizons lancent un appel au «cessez-le-feu immédiat» au Darfour, province du Soudan en proie à de violents affrontements depuis quatre ans et demi, dans une lettre ouverte publiée aujourd’hui dans des journaux du...

Redaction Darfour: Gordon Brown et Nicolas Sarkozy veulent "redoubler d'efforts" (Afp, 01 Septembre 2007)
Le Premier ministre britannique Gordon Brown et le président français Nicolas Sarkozy se sont engagés a "redoubler d'efforts" pour tenter de contribuer à un règlement de la crise du Darfour (ouest du Soudan), dans un article commun publié...

Redaction Darfour : un chef rebelle boude les négociations de paix (Bbc Afrique, 27 Août 2007)
L'émissaire de l'Union africaine au Darfour, Salim Ahmed Salim, a exhorté le dirigeant rebelle Abdel Wahid El-Nur à prendre part aux pourparlers de paix avec les autorités de Khartoum. Les discussions pour la paix dans le Darfour ont lieu en...

Mae Déclaration conjointe des ministres des Affaires étrangères du Royaume-Uni et de la France (Mae, 27 Juillet 2007)
Le ministre britannique des Affaires étrangères, M. David Miliband, et le ministre français des Affaires étrangères et européennes, M. Bernard Kouchner, réaffirment leur soutien total et constant au processus politique mené au Darfour par...

Redaction Darfour: Gordon Brown menace Khartoum de nouvelles sanctions (Afp, 18 Juillet 2007)
Le Premier ministre britannique Gordon Brown s'est dit prêt mercredi à prendre de nouvelles sanctions contre le régime de Khartoum s'il ne met pas rapidement fin à la violence qui règne dans la province soudanaise du Darfour. "Nous sommes...

Par Jérôme L.j. Di Costanzo, Correspondant à Londres Pour « Sauver Le Darfour » Darfour, « la pauvreté, le désespoir et la mort » : le Vatican n’a pas gardé le silence. (Sld Angleterre, 29 Mai 2007)
«Dieu est toujours dans le camp de ceux qui souffrent.» Jean-Paul II Le 26 juillet 2004, de Castel Gandolfo, lors de l’Angélus, sa Sainteté le Pape Jean-Paul II avait dénoncé devant des milliers de personnes, la violence sévissant au Darfour,...

Redaction Londres salue les nouvelles sanctions américaines contre Khartoum (Afp, 29 Mai 2007)
La Grande-Bretagne a salué la décision lundi des Etats-Unis de prendre de nouvelles sanctions contre le Soudan dans le cadre du conflit du Darfour, considérant que ce qui se passe dans la région "n'est pas acceptable". "Nous saluons toute action...

Redaction Darfour: manifestation à Londres pour appeler à la fin de la crise (Matinternet, 29 Avril 2007)
Des manifestants se sont rassemblés dimanche à Londres devant la résidence du Premier ministre britannique Tony Blair dans le cadre d'une journée de mobilisation contre les violences meurtrières au Darfour, dans l'ouest du Soudan. Les protestataires...

Redaction Darfour : Rolls-Royce quitte le Soudan en raison "d'inquiétudes humanitaires" (Afp, 19 Avril 2007)
Le motoriste britannique Rolls-Royce a annoncé jeudi qu'il allait se retirer du Soudan, mettant en avant "des inquiétudes humanitaires internationales de plus en plus fortes" dans la région du Darfour. "Au vu des inquiétudes humanitaires internationales de plus en plus fortes sur la situation au...

Jérôme L.j Di Costanzo Darfour - Chronique d´un crime annoncé (Ring, 02 Avril 2007)
Titre déjà-vu, cliché banal, voire facile et scolaire comme le sont devenus depuis un siècle les crimes contre l'Humanité et les génocides. Nos philosophes des Lumières nous avaient annoncé des jours meilleurs pour l'Humanité grâce au progrès et à la raison, mais fort est de constater qu'il n'en a...

Redaction Tony Blair serait prêt à utiliser la force contre le Soudan (Le Monde, 29 Mars 2007)
Selon des informations publiées par le quotidien britannique The Guardian, dans son édition du 28 mars, le premier ministre, Tony Blair, souhaite que l'ONU décrète une zone d'exclusion aérienne au-dessus du Darfour pour mettre fin aux raids de l'aviation soudanaise et, en cas de non-respect de...

Par Umberto Eco, Dario Fo, Günter Grass, Jurgen Habermas, Vaclav Havel Darfour : «Ne pas tolérer» (Liberation, 27 Mars 2007)
«Libération» publie l'appel de dix des plus éminents écrivains européens lancé, samedi, par «The Independent» à l'occasion du cinquantenaire du Traité de Rome. Umberto Eco, Dario Fo, Günter Grass, Jurgen Habermas, Václav Havel, Seamus Heaney, Bernard-Henri Lévy(1), Harold Pinter, Franca Rame,...

Redaction Tony Blair plaide pour des nouvelles sanctions contre le Soudan (Angola Press, 24 Mars 2007)
Le Premier ministre britannique, Tony Blair, a adressé une lettre à la Chancelière allemande, Angela Merkel, qui assure la présidence en exercice de l`Union européenne, pour l`adoption des nouvelles sanctions contre le Soudan suite au refus des autorités de ce pays de mettre fin aux violences au...

Redaction Darfour:Bachir veut imposer des restrictions à la force de l'Onu (Reuters, 13 Mars 2007)
Le président soudanais Omar Hassan al Bachir veut restreindre les mouvements de l'Onu au Darfour, limiter les survols d'hélicoptères et interdire la police internationale des zones contrôlées par son gouvernement. Les services des Nations unies ont distribué lundi une traduction d'une annexe de...

Redaction Le Darfour, affaire d’Etat (Armees, 13 Mars 2007)
Le gouvernement soudanais est depuis hier officiellement responsable du génocide du Darfour. Un rapport rédigé par une mission onusienne l’accuse d’avoir “orchestré et participé à des crimes” Le conflit a déjà fait plus de 2,5 millions de réfugiés, dont un grand nombre d’enfants Tout le monde...

Redaction Darfour: la GB menace de demander des sanctions contre le Soudan (Le Monde, 13 Mars 2007)
L'ambassadeur britannique à l'ONU, Emyr Jones Parry, a menacé mardi de demander de nouvelles sanctions au Conseil de sécurité contre le Soudan s'il n'honore pas son engagement d'autoriser le déploiement d'une force conjointe ONU-UA de maintien de la paix au Darfour. "Nous allons mettre le...

Par Eric Reeves Will Khartoum’s Omar al-Bashir Assume the Chair of the African Union ? (Www.sudanreeves.org, 24 Janvier 2007)
In a matter of days, the African Union (AU) is slated to make a decision that will do much to determine the future of the fledgling organization. At the Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) summit of January 29-30, it will either elect the President of Khartoum’s National Islamic Front (NIF) regime to...

Sld, Sauver Le Darfour Europe Call for Action in Brussels this January 21 st (Sld, Sauver Le Darfour Europe, 15 Janvier 2007)
Demonstration in Rond Point Schuman Sunday January 21st, 2007 from 11h30 to 12h30 On the eve of the meetings of the European Union Council of Ministers, we will try to create a human chain of solidarity around the Berlaymont, symbol of Europe Starting from 11h00 "Bosnia, Rwanda,...

Redaction Blair rencontre Moubarak au Caire pour parler du Moyen-Orient (7/7, 16 Décembre 2006)
Le premier ministre britannique Tony Blair a rencontré samedi au Caire le président égyptien Hosni Moubarak, dans le cadre d'une tournée au Moyen-Orient destinée à relancer le processus de paix israélo-palestinien. Dès son arrivée dans la capitale égyptienne en provenance d'Ankara, M. Blair...

Redaction Darfour: Blair soutient un plan d'exclusion aérienne (Romandie News, 13 Décembre 2006)
Le premier ministre britannique Tony Blair a apporté son soutien à un projet d\'exclusion aérienne dans l\'ouest du Soudan, au-dessus du Darfour. Il s\'agit de tenter de forcer Khartoum à mettre un terme à la violence dans la région, rapporte mercredi le Financial Times. Des dirigeants...

Redaction Darfour: Blair soutient un plan d'exclusion aérienne (Romandie News, 13 Décembre 2006)
Le premier ministre britannique Tony Blair a apporté son soutien à un projet d\'exclusion aérienne dans l\'ouest du Soudan, au-dessus du Darfour. Il s\'agit de tenter de forcer Khartoum à mettre un terme à la violence dans la région, rapporte mercredi le Financial Times. Des dirigeants...

Afp Blair met en garde Khartoum contre un rejet de l'opération ONU-UA (Le Soleil, 22 Novembre 2006)
Le premier ministre britannique Tony Blair a averti mercredi le gouvernement soudanais qu'il encourait le risque de «mesures plus sévères» s'il n'aidait pas à la mise en oeuvre au Darfour de l'opération hybride entre l'ONU et l'Union africaine (UA) dont il a accepté le principe. «La seule...

Redaction Le Tchad appelle le Soudan à la réconciliation (Bbc Afrique, 21 Novembre 2006)
Le mini-sommet africain sur le Darfour, qui a eu lieu hier à Tripoli, s'est achevé avec l'appel lancé par le président tchadien, Idriss Deby, en faveur d'une véritable réconciliation avec son homologue soudanais, Omar El-Béchir. La rencontre avait réuni les présidents soudanais, tchadien,...

Redaction Darfur militias 'kill children' (Bbc News, 03 Novembre 2006)
Militias backing Sudan's government have killed at least 63 people in attacks in Darfur in the past week, African peacekeepers say. At least 27 of the victims are thought to be children under the age of 12. The attacks were carried on camps for the displaced in the rebel stronghold of Jebel...

Redaction Darfur militias 'kill children' (Bbc News, 03 Novembre 2006)
Militias backing Sudan's government have killed at least 63 people in attacks in Darfur in the past week, African peacekeepers say. At least 27 of the victims are thought to be children under the age of 12. The attacks were carried on camps for the displaced in the rebel stronghold of Jebel...

By Paul Reynolds Western pressure fails to move Sudan (Bbc News, 23 Octobre 2006)
The expulsion by the Sudanese government of the UN envoy Jan Pronk is another set-back to hopes of persuading the Sudanese to accept UN peacekeepers in Darfur. A few weeks ago, western governments began an effort to put pressure on Sudan to accept Security Council resolution 1706, passed on 31...

Redaction Darfur call by genocide survivors (Bbc News, 20 Octobre 2006)
Genocide survivors have urged the European Union to do far more to help end the violence in the western Sudanese region of Darfur. The call was contained in an open letter, signed by 120 survivors of the Holocaust, and the genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda and Bosnia. Their message was backed by...

Redaction Janjawid raiders cross border (Reuters, 19 Octobre 2006)
Sudanese Janjawid militia and Chadian rebels have attacked at least ten villages in southeast Chad in the past fortnight, killing more than 100 people and displacing more than 3,000, according to UN and local officials. The attacks are part of a spillover of the violence in Sudan’s western...

Ali Excerpts: Ex-Janjaweed fighter story (Bbc News, 17 Octobre 2006)
A former member of Sudan\'s pro-government Arab militias, the Janjaweed, has told the BBC\'s Newsnight programme that ministers in Khartoum gave orders for the activities of his unit in the Darfur region, which included killings and rape. Following are excerpts of the interview with ex-fighter...

Redaction Sudan army suffers Darfur defeats (Bbc News, 17 Octobre 2006)
Sudan's army has suffered two major military defeats in its campaign against rebels in the Darfur region, the UN envoy to Sudan says. Jan Pronk wrote on his personal blog there had been hundreds of casualties and prisoners taken, leading to a fall in morale and the sacking of generals. He...

Ishbel Matheson First Rwanda, then Darfur, and next? How we can help to end these horrors (The Times, 16 Octobre 2006)
IN MAY 2004, it seemed almost on a whim, the Sudanese authorities finally granted permission for two journalists and their cameramen to travel to the remote desert region of Darfur. For months there had been reports of a catastrophe unfolding there. Government-backed Arab militia were on the...

Redaction Nigerian leader warns on Darfur (Bbc News, 11 Octobre 2006)
Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned of a possible genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. Mr Obasanjo said security should be handed over to the United Nations, but the peacekeeping force should retain its African character. He made the comments at an African Union (AU) meeting in...

Redaction Sudan 'kills hundreds in Darfur' (Bbc News, 09 Octobre 2006)
Hundreds of Sudanese have been killed in attacks in Darfur, with the apparent knowledge and support of the government, a UN report says. The attacks took place in August but the UN previously thought that 38 people had died in the attacks on black African villages. Sudan has always denied...

Sam Daws Annan fights genocide (The Times, 08 Octobre 2006)
ADAM LEBOR’S diatribe against Kofi Annan reminds us of the terrible consequences of the world’s failure to prevent the atrocities in Srebrenica and Rwanda and provides another warning to stop the slaughter and rape in Darfur (Magazine, last week). But his attempt to hold only Annan responsible for...

By Karen Allen Rape risk spirals for Darfur women (Bbc News, 04 Octobre 2006)
Hawa was raped in broad daylight, the way it often happens here in northern Darfur. Clutching a baby to her breast, she relived her ordeal from Kassab camp which is sanctuary to more than 20,000 people displaced by Darfur's bloody conflict. "I left the camp with two other girls, to get...

Redaction Q&A: Sudan's Darfur conflict (Bbc News, 03 Octobre 2006)
The African Union (AU) has agreed to keep its peacekeepers in Darfur until the end of the year, after Sudan rejected plans for it to hand over to a larger, stronger UN mission. More than two million people are living in camps after fleeing three years of fighting in the region and they would be...

Redaction Moves to resolve Darfur impasse (Bbc News, 02 Octobre 2006)
Diplomatic efforts are being stepped up to try and improve security in the troubled western region of Darfur. The Arab League and European Commission heads are having talks in the region. African Union troops are struggling to monitor a peace deal and have been the focus of rebel attacks, but...

Redaction UN 'must drop' Darfur peace force (Bbc News, 29 Septembre 2006)
Top UN officials say the world body must abandon efforts to pressure Sudan to accept UN peacekeepers in Darfur. UN Sudan envoy Jan Pronk says the existing African Union force should instead be strengthened. Sudan has always argued that the AU should remain in charge of peacekeeping in Darfur,...

Jonah Fisher, Tawilla Bombs rain down on Darfur villages (The Sunday Times, 24 Septembre 2006)
Sudan talks peace but unleashes new round of attacks ON the day Sudan was telling the United Nations security council this month in New York that it was committed to the search for “lasting peace”, the village of Tabre in north Darfur was under attack. “Government planes flew over our...

Redaction Time running out for Darfur - US (Bbc News, 23 Septembre 2006)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has accused Sudan of failing in its responsibility to protect its own citizens in the western Darfur region. Speaking at a meeting organised on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Ms Rice said time was running out. She hinted that, should Sudan...

By Jonah Fisher Dying as Darfur awaits peacekeepers (Bbc News, 21 Septembre 2006)
Tawilla town is completely empty. Its dust roads still and quiet. Repeated attacks from pro-government Janjaweed militia have forced the residents to leave. Some fled for miles, others moved the short distance to the edge of the AU peacekeepers' base where they huddle close to its barbed...

David Aaronovitch Message to the civilised world: save Darfurians from their own regime (The Sunday Times, 19 Septembre 2006)
LAST WEEK IT WAS as though we had slipped a millennium. There was Pope Benedict XVI holed up with his guards in Castelgandolfo, fearing the wrath of Muslims angered by his invocation of the words of a Byzantine emperor. It wanted only an outbreak of Catharism and a dose of the Black Death to...

By Sam Coates, Political Correspondent Blair urges the world to take action on Darfur (The Times, 18 Septembre 2006)
TONY BLAIR has called for the international community to isolate the Sudanese Government if it fails to end the slaughter in Darfur. As a dozen countries marked International Day for Darfur, the Prime Minister sent a letter to European leaders suggesting that the European Union should play a...

By Jonah Fisher No end in sight to Darfur woe (Bbc News, 18 Septembre 2006)
It is over three years since Darfur first came to the attention of the Western world. Back in the summer of 2003, television viewers watched in horror as images of burning villages filled their screens. "Janjaweed" militia backed by the Sudanese government were on the rampage. Tens of...

Redaction World rallies for peace in Darfur (Bbc News, 18 Septembre 2006)
Protesters demanding an end to conflict in Sudan's Darfur region have been staging a day of global demonstrations. Activists rallied in several major cities, calling on Sudan to allow UN peacekeepers into Darfur, where tens of thousands of people have been killed. In London, there was a rally...

Sarah Baxter And Katharine Houreld Bush joins calls for UN to stop Darfur slaughter (The Sunday Times, 17 Septembre 2006)
THE United Nations should consider sending troops to prevent genocide in Darfur even if the Sudanese government objects, US President George W Bush has urged. He suggested a UN resolution telling Sudan: “We’re coming in with force in order to save lives.” Bush was joined in highlighting the...

Desmond Tutu A blind eye to genocide (The Sunday Times, 17 Septembre 2006)
Here is an inconvenient fact about Africa: our genocides tend to happen away from television cameras. Almost 1m people were killed in Rwanda in 1994; 2m died in southern Sudan in the past two decades; and 4m people in the Democratic Republic of Congo have died since 1997. The totals are staggering,...

Redaction Blair urges EU unity on Darfur (Bbc News, 17 Septembre 2006)
The prime minister has written to the other 24 members of the European Union to press for an end to violence in the Darfur region of western Sudan. Tony Blair's letter is part of an effort to pressure Sudan's government to stop military action in the area. Tens of thousands of people have...

Redaction Darfur 'regional security threat' (Bbc News, 16 Septembre 2006)
The head of the UN refugee agency says the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region could have a devastating impact on the peace and security of the region. In a BBC interview, Antonio Guterres described Darfur as the "epicentre of a major earthquake". Earlier UK PM Tony Blair urged Sudan's...

Redaction Sudan leaders warned over Darfur (Bbc News, 09 Septembre 2006)
UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has stepped up pressure on the government of Sudan amid growing international concern about the crisis in Darfur. He warned Sudanese leaders they could be held personally responsible for what happened in the region if international troops were not allowed in....

Redaction Quick guide: Darfur (Bbc News, 06 Septembre 2006)
Darfur is a semi-arid western province of Sudan - Africa's largest country. Darfur alone is the size of France. In an Arab-dominated country, Darfur's population is mostly black African. For years, there have been tensions between the mostly African farmers and the mostly Arab herders, who...

By Rob Crilly In Nairobi Aid fears after peacekeepers ordered from Darfur (The Sunday Times, 04 Septembre 2006)
Frantic diplomatic efforts were under way today to maintain foreign peacekeepers in Sudan’s war-torn western region of Darfur, as government troops continued a week-long assault on rebel-held villages. Human rights groups warned that the region was poised to topple into an abyss of rape...

Ap New hope for Darfur peacekeeping deal (By Times Online And Ap At The United Nations , 31 Août 2006)
The United Nations Security Council has passed a resolution that would give the UN authority over peacekeepers in Darfur as soon as Sudan’s Government gives its consent. This resolution will add muscle and funding to a peacekeeping force now run by the African Union which has been unable to...

Redaction Sudan rejects Darfur resolution (Bbc News, 31 Août 2006)
The Sudanese government has vehemently rejected a UN Security Council resolution that would send a UN force to Sudan's Darfur region. "The Sudanese people will not consent to any resolution that will violate its sovereignty," the official Suna news agency quoted the government as saying. The...

Xan Rice Darfur returns to chaos after peace deal fails (The Guardian , 09 Août 2006)
The Darfur peace agreement is on the verge of collapse with fresh fighting displacing tens of thousands of people and violent attacks on relief workers forcing aid agencies to consider pulling out. Clashes involving government forces, allied militia and guerrilla factions have forced more than...

Redaction Darfur rebel takes government job (Bbc News, 07 Août 2006)
Former Darfur rebel leader Minni Minnawi has begun his role as special assistant to President Omar Bashir. Mr Minnawi's faction of the Sudanese Liberation Army (SLA) was the only movement to sign a peace deal with the Sudanese government earlier this year. He takes responsibility for...

Redaction US president urges Darfur peace (Bbc News, 26 Juillet 2006)
US President George W Bush has urged the leader of the main rebel group in western Sudan's Darfur region, Minni Minnawi, to build support for peace. Mr Minnawi, who visited the White House, heads the Sudanese Liberation Army (SLA), the only rebel group to sign a peace deal with the government....

Aegis Trust AU to pull out of Darfur 30 Sept: Aegis calls for UN intervention - with or without Sudan's consent (Site De Aegis Trust , 07 Juillet 2006)
July 06 - Because World leaders cannot make a decision on Darfur, the little protection there is for civilians in this western region of Sudan will be gone in three months. Ambassador Baba Gana Kingibe, Special Representative of the African Union in Sudan, confirmed yesterday that contrary to...

By David Blair Darfur peace deal in danger of collapsing, UN envoy warns (The Daily Telegraph, 03 Juillet 2006)
A landmark peace agreement designed to end Darfur's civil war has failed to halt the killing and is at risk of "collapse", according to the United Nations envoy in Sudan. Jan Pronk, the UN's top official in the country, holds key responsibility for implementing the peace deal. But he gave a...

The Guardian Sudan attacks UN over rebel leader's flight (Xan Rice, 26 Juin 2006)
Sudan has suspended the work of all UN missions in Darfur except the World Food Programme and Unicef after alleging that a rebel leader flew aboard a UN aircraft. Jamal Mohamed Ibrahim, Sudan's foreign affairs spokesman, said the ban would apply until the government is told why Suleiman Adam...

By David Blair Darfur dictator bars UN peacekeepers (The Daily Telegraph, 22 Juin 2006)
Sudan\'s military dictator ruled out the deployment of United Nations peacekeepers in the war-torn region of Darfur yesterday, escalating his war of words with western governments. President Omar al-Bashir blamed \"Jewish organisations\" for mobilising international pressure on Sudan and...

By David Blair Mia Farrow fights for boy soldiers of Darfur (The Daily Telegraph, 19 Juin 2006)
The 14-year-old boy wilted in the searing heat, burdened by his rifle and sweating profusely as he chanted "Revolution, revolution" in a hoarse, high-pitched voice. A delegation from the United Nations children's agency, Unicef, sat in the shade as 24 rebels from the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA)...

Rory Carroll Investigators submit Darfur atrocities file ( The Guardian , 16 Juin 2006)
The chief prosecutor at the international criminal court says it has documented the massacre and rape of thousands of civilians in Darfur. Investigators found evidence of ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity in the war-torn Sudanese province, Luis Moreno Ocampo said in a report submitted on...

Rory Carroll ICC alleges ethnic massacres in Darfur (The Guardian , 15 Juin 2006)
The International Criminal Court has documented the massacre and rape of thousands of civilians in Darfur, according to its top prosecutor. Investigators found evidence of ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity in the war-torn Sudanese province, Luis Moreno Ocampo said in a report submitted...

Xan Rice Fear and mistrust as people of Darfur turn against peacekeepers (The Guardian , 07 Juin 2006)
The dust and complaints swirled around Major Nafidi Herman in equal measure. His troops wrote reports but never took action, one man said. They offered no protection to civilians, added another, to murmurs of approval from the men who had gathered when Team 2 Bravo rumbled into their village...

Charlotte Higgins Hotel Rwanda manager urges action in Darfur (The Guardian, 29 Mai 2006)
The real hotel manager behind the film Hotel Rwanda has warned that a genocide on the scale of the one that wiped out 900,000 Rwandans could happen in Darfur. "The refugee camps in Chad are just like those in which exiled Rwandans were living in 1993, without food, shelter or education," Paul...

Xan Rice Darfur faces rationing crisis as food appeal runs short of money (The Guardian , 22 Mai 2006)
The world food programme, which feeds more than 3 million people in Darfur and a further 3 million in the south and east of Sudan, has cut back its food supplies because it is running out of money. Donor countries have given only £167m of the £397m it needs for its budget. In what the WFP...

Xan Rice In Darfur, rapes and shootings go on, despite peace agreement (The Guardian , 15 Mai 2006)
Isaac Ibrahim Muhammad winced as he showed where the bullet had ripped through his left shoulder. Hanan Ahmed Hussein pulled her blue blanket over her head as she exposed the fresh gunshot wounds to her knee and wrist. Her one-year-old daughter Menazir smiled, though she too had experienced the...

By Jonah Fisher Can Darfur's peace survive? (Bbc News, 15 Mai 2006)
No-one was expecting Darfur's peace agreement to bring about an immediate transformation on the ground. But the short time since the deal in Abuja have shown the size of the challenge ahead. The Sudan Liberation Army, the region's biggest rebel movement is split in two. One faction lead...

Simon Tisdall Six-month delay for UN Darfur force (The Guardian, 11 Mai 2006)
Urgent planning for the deployment of a large-scale UN peacekeeping force in Darfur is being blocked by Sudan and there will be a minimum six-months delay before the force arrives in the country, British and UN officials said yesterday. The hold-up comes amid escalating concern about the plight...

By Mark Doyle Sudan's interlocking wars (Bbc News, 10 Mai 2006)
International mediators are pressing warring factions in the western Sudanese Darfur region to implement the peace agreement signed by some of them in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, last week. The commander of the African peace monitoring military mission in Darfur, Nigerian Gen Collins Ihekire,...

Xan Rice UN relief chief urges access to Darfur region (The Guardian, 08 Mai 2006)
UN peacekeepers must be allowed into Darfur to end the suffering of more than two million people forced from their homes, the organisation's top humanitarian official said yesterday. Jan Egeland, who was visiting the war-torn region in western Sudan, said a recent surge in insecurity meant that...

By David Blair Sudan softens opposition to UN troops in Darfur (The Daily Telegraph, 08 Mai 2006)
Sudan began to buckle under international pressure yesterday when the regime said that United Nations peacekeepers may be allowed to deploy in Darfur. Having publicly threatened to turn the region into a "graveyard" for foreign troops, President Omar al-Bashir's regime softened its opposition to...

Xan Rice Rebels sign Darfur peace deal after two years of talks (The Guardian, 06 Mai 2006)
International efforts to end three years of conflict in Darfur paid dividends yesterday when the biggest rebel movement agreed to sign a peace settlement with the Sudanese government. Mediators applauded and embraced as two years of talks in Abuja, Nigeria, finally produced an agreement. The...

Redaction Main parties sign Darfur accord (Bbc News, 05 Mai 2006)
The Sudanese government and the largest rebel group in the Darfur region have signed a peace deal aimed at ending three years of conflict. However, two smaller rebel groupings rejected it, despite last-minute efforts to secure their support. The deal, which follows intense talks in Nigeria,...

By Martin Plaut Who are Sudan's Darfur rebels? (Bbc News, 05 Mai 2006)
The two groups fighting in Sudan's Darfur region - the Justice for Equality Movement (Jem) and the larger Sudan Liberation Army (SLA) - have very different ideological backgrounds. The SLA has its roots in unrest that began in Darfur 17 years ago. In 1987 after a devastating famine, an Arab...

Rapport Darfur Situation Report: (Aegis Trust, 01 Mai 2006)
"The emptying of the countryside has been a slow process that lasted three years, …[Darfur is] eventually reaching the end of this process, because there is not too much left in the countryside to keep on emptying." UN Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, Gemmo Londesani, March 2006 The 5 May...

By David Blair Two million Darfur refugees face food ration cut as aid cash runs out (The Daily Telegraph, 29 Avril 2006)
The suffering of at least two million refugees in Darfur worsened still further yesterday when the United Nations said their food rations will be halved. The UN's World Food Programme explained that a 50 per cent cut was necessary because donors had failed to provide enough money. "This is one...

Ewen Macaskill Darfur relief operation weeks away from collapse, warns UN (The Guardian , 22 Avril 2006)
Many UN relief operations in the Darfur region of Sudan, which has been racked by conflict, are in danger of collapsing within the next few weeks or months, according to Jan Egeland, the UN's under-secretary for humanitarian affairs. Mr Egeland, briefing journalists after delivering a grim...

William Hague Darfur's children deserve our protection (The Observer , 16 Avril 2006)
'We send our grandmothers to collect the firewood. We know they will be beaten. But we have no choice; if we send our men, they will kill them. If we send our women or our girls, they will rape them.' I could see the bitterness and despair on the young woman's face as she described the cruel choice...

Redaction Arabs offer to fund Darfur troops (Bbc News, 29 Mars 2006)
Arab leaders have agreed to pay for the African Union (AU) peacekeeping force in the Sudanese region of Darfur. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir had asked the Arab League to meet the cost of the mission from October this year, when its current funding runs out. Agreement on payment was...

Redaction UN speeds Darfur peace mission (Bbc News, 25 Mars 2006)
The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to speed up preparations for UN peacekeepers to be deployed to Darfur in western Sudan. The council is calling on UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to come up with a range of options within one month. The African Union had been planning to keep its...

By David Blair Aid worker fears as UN is kept away from Darfur (The Daily Telegraph, 13 Mars 2006)
Sudan's regime hailed a "major achievement" yesterday as it managed to delay the deployment of United Nations peacekeepers in the war-torn Darfur region for at least six months. Oxfam gave warning that "millions" of lives could be endangered by this hold-up. Aid workers in Darfur fear that...

Peter Beaumont Darfur terror chief slips into Britain (The Observer , 12 Mars 2006)
The man accused of being an architect of the genocide in Darfur, Major-General Salah Abdullah Gosh, secretly visited London last week to meet senior British officials. The Foreign Office admitted it had issued a visa to Gosh, the head of Sudan's National Security agency and the man accused of...

By David Blair The chaos of Kalma camp (The Daily Telegraph, 06 Février 2006)
A terrified young boy joins the countless thousands of victims of the civil war that is destroying Sudan. David Blair reports from the chaos of Kalma camp When mounted Arab raiders struck Nasir Ali Hassan\'s village, firing from the saddle and setting huts ablaze, the seven-year-old boy fled with...

By David Blair Entire Darfur village of 55,000 flees after raids by Janjaweed gunmen (The Daily Telegraph, 04 Février 2006)
Exhausted refugees were building ramshackle shelters in a dry river bed yesterday after 55,000 people fled a raid mounted by the Janjaweed militia in the Sudanese province of Darfur. It was the biggest movement of refugees there so far this year. The victims, many of whom have fled attacks twice...

Editorial Saving Darfur (The Guardian , 28 Janvier 2006)
The risk still exists that we may eventually look back on the present decade and conclude to our shame that its greatest scandal was not who did what to whom in Iraq, or even in Palestine, but the way the world ignored genocide in the Darfur region of western Sudan. Perhaps, but signs are now...

Ewen Mac Askill UN prepares to send peace-keeping force to Darfur (The Guardian , 27 Janvier 2006)
The UN is preparing to intervene in the Darfur crisis in Sudan after admitting that an African Union mission has failed to curb the violence that has seen two million people displaced and thousands killed. With violence increasing over the past few months, Kofi Annan, the UN secretary-general,...

Glenys Kinnock The rape of Darfur (The Guardian, 18 Janvier 2006)
Now that most of the black African villages in Darfur have been destroyed, sexual violence against women and children is being used to break the will of the population that remains, says Glenys Kinnock. Saida Abdukarim was eight months pregnant and innocently tending her vegetables when she was...

By Mike Pflanz Darfur 'abuses' blamed on leaders (The Daily Telegraph, 12 Décembre 2005)
Senior members of Sudan's government, including the president, are responsible for "widespread and systematic abuses" in Darfur, according to a report released last night by Human Rights Watch. The New York-based organisation claims President Omar al-Bashir played a pivotal role in organising an...

Protect Darfur Campaign Blair-Bush Visit to Rwandan Memorial Highlights International Duty to Protect Victims of Genocide (Aegis Trust, 14 Juin 2005)
On Thursday 14 July, the US First Lady, Laura Bush, together with Cherie Blair, wife of the British Prime Minister, will visit the Kigali Memorial Centre, Rwanda. Created by genocide prevention organisation the Aegis Trust, in conjunction with survivors and the City Council, the Kigali Memorial...

Protect Darfur Campaign Zoellick Remembers Rwanda’s Genocide Ahead of Darfur Visit (Protect Darfur Campaign , 02 Juin 2005)
In Rwanda to attend an African economic summit before going on to Darfur, US Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick today visited the Kigali Memorial Centre. Created by genocide prevention agency the Aegis Trust in conjunction with survivors and the Kigali City Council, the Centre...

Protect Darfur Campaign Aegis Condemns Sudan’s Arrest of MSF Head (Protect Darfur Campaign , 31 Mai 2005)
The Aegis Trust, the UK-based genocide prevention agency responsible for the Protect Darfur campaign, unreservedly condemns yesterday’s detention by the Sudanese Government of Paul Foreman, head of the Dutch wing of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). His arrest occurred due to Sudanese objections...

Protect Darfur Campaign Rally sends message to Downing St and Sudan Embassy: End Darfur Genocide now! (Protect Darfur Campaign , 15 Mai 2005)
At 12.30pm on Sunday 15 May, genocide survivors from Darfur, Rwanda, Bosnia and the Holocaust were joined by members of the public in a rally at Downing Street and the Sudanese Embassy, organised by the Protect Darfur campaign. They were there to call on the Government to use its position at...

Lcn L'Angleterre fait circuler un plan de paix (Lcn, 05 Novembre 2004)
La Grande-Bretagne a fait circuler un projet d'accord de paix pour le Soudan, au Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU. Cette résolution exige des rebelles et du gouvernement de Karthoum des efforts supplémentaires pour régler la guerre civile qui déchire le pays depuis 1983. La communauté...

François L’Écuyer Le Soudan s’embrase (Alternatives, 28 Avril 2004)
En pleine commémoration du génocide tutsi, les Nations unies devaient, encore une fois, tirer la sonnette d’alarme. Les milices armées du gouvernement soudanais, sous le prétexte d’une rébellion dans la région du Darfour, déplacent et tuent les populations civiles, dans ce qui apparaît tenir d’un...