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Dr. Mohammed Ahmed Abdullah Eisa Delivers Lecture at SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s School of Public Health

11/01/2011

On September 22, Dr. Mohammed Ahmed Abdullah Eisa, Sudan Program Fellow at PHR, delivered a lecture titled “Human Rights and Health” at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s School of Public Health in Brooklyn, New York. The lecture was part of the Scholar Rescue Fund’s Hite Chair Scholar Lecture Series, which appointed Dr. Mohammed to be a visiting academic fellow.

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

08/16/2011

How will South Sudan go about settling the remaining secession negotiations with the north, avoiding further armed conflict with Sudan President Omar al-Bashir’s government? How and to what extent should international actors arbitrate these negotiations?

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Sudan, Divided: Addressing the Primary Challenges to the South’s Development (part 2 of 3)

08/10/2011

The border disputes between Sudan and South Sudan persist. Particularly in South Kordofan and the Nuba mountains, the media continues to highlight allegations of ethnic cleansing, extra-judicial and indiscriminate killings, direct targeting of civilians, and evidence of mass graves.

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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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In Burma, Rape is Rife

07/06/2011

According to the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT), 18 Kachin women and girls have been raped by Burmese army soldiers since the beginning of June. The Burmese government should take action to prevent soldiers from committing rape and should prosecute and punish those who carry out or condone these crimes.

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