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Sudan, Divided: Addressing the Primary Challenges to the South’s Development (part 1 of 3)

08/08/2011

Tuesday, August 9, will mark one month since South Sudan’s official independence and international recognition as Africa’s 54th state. As the new nation begins to form its policies on development issues, its leadership and citizenry must successfully overcome several obstacles. If the fledgling nation is to surmount its history of protracted violence and denial of civilians’ most basic rights, the development of South Sudan must be a constructive and inclusive process.

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Amidst Violence, A Human Rights Agenda for South Sudan

07/07/2011

Six months after nearly 99% of South Sudanese voted to secede from Sudan, and mere days before South Sudan officially gains independence on July 9, border disputes threaten to spiral into yet another civil war.

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All Eyes on Sudan This Weekend

01/07/2011

In a historic event starting on Sunday, January 9, four million South Sudanese will have the opportunity to vote for self-determination.

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President Obama, Keep Your Promise to the People of Darfur

08/26/2010

This week, PHR joins the voices of many thousands of Americans calling on President Obama to keep his promise to the people of Darfur.Displacement, rape, torture and murder of civilians continue in this western region of Sudan.

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Sudanese Doctors Released! Thanks for Your Advocacy

06/28/2010

Many thanks to the more that 800 of you, from more than 30 countries (including Burma, Iran, Italy, Ivory Coast, Ireland, Israel and Iceland), who urged the Sudanese government to release members of the Doctors Strike Committee who were detained in early June.We got great news on Friday, June 25: after protracted negotiations between the Committee and the government, the doctors have been released.

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