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The case for removing US sanctions on Sudan

The US first imposed sanctions on Sudan more than two decades ago. By 12 July 2017, the administration of President Donald Trump must decide whether to permanently lift some of these. This is not an easy decision, but it is the better, although imperfect, choice.

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Decades-Old U.S. Sanctions on Sudan Lifted

United Nations – Among his final actions, President Obama lifted U.S. sanctions against Sudan, a move welcomed by some. On January 13, the Obama administration announced its change to the 20-year old policy, stating that it is “easing” comprehensive unilateral sanctions on Sudan.

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Sudan detains human rights defender Dr Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, again

It seems that Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, a soft-spoken man of the deepest integrity is a threat to those who seek to maintain their brutal power in Sudan. His ability to work with people from all backgrounds, his unswerving commitment to truth and justice, and his international connections and credibility are seen by the ruling elite as dangerous qualities.

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UN Unable to Fully Investigate Chemical Weapons Allegations in Sudan

United Nations (New York) – The UN has only limited access to Jebel Marra, the location in Sudan where Amnesty International alleges Sudanese government forces have used chemical weapons, UN Peacekeeping Chief Herve Ladsous said here Tuesday.

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Darfur group denies involvement in fighting in east Libya

Khartoum (Sudan) – Sudanese rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) on Monday has denied participation in the ongoing fighting in east Libya. On Sunday, forces opposed to Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) launched an attack on three ports, claiming control over oil-exporting facilities held by troops loyal to the GNA.

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Netanyahu’s East Africa tour and Israel’s secret aid-for-asylum-seekers scheme

Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers in Israel face an impossible choice: stay and risk detention or leave “voluntarily” for Rwanda or Uganda.

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