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The Elusive Peace in Sudan

The Elusive Peace in Sudan

By Osman Naway, General Director of Arry Organization for Human Rights
Location United States United States

After ten years of horror in Darfur, few peace agreements have been signed to end the violence in western Sudan. Peace remains elusive in Sudan. Daily rape of women and young girls, killing, looting, tribal fighting and indiscriminate civilian bombings by the Khartoum government continue to threaten peace agreements between the Sudanese government and the rebel movements fighting in Darfur. Despite international and regional efforts to end the tragedy in Darfur and the enormous amount […]

Alliance for the Lost Boys of Sudan

Alliance for the Lost Boys of Sudan

By Joan Hecht, Founder and President of Alliance for the Lost Boys of Sudan
Location United States United States

Following the Jewish Holocaust, people of the world joined together in a common pledge: “Never Again.” However, we have not upheld that promise in regards to the people of South Sudan, Darfur and The Nuba Mountains. Sharnoff’s Global Views interviewed Joan Hecht, founder and president of Alliance for the Lost Boys of Sudan, a 501 c-3 foundation assisting with health and educational needs of Lost Boys and Sudanese in Jacksonville, Fl. She has been volunteering […]

May 9, 2013 · 1 comment · Politics, Sudan
Sudan: The Unfinished Peace

Sudan: The Unfinished Peace

By Osman Naway, General Director of Arry Organization for Human Rights
Location United States United States

After ten years of horror in Darfur, few peace agreements have been signed to end the violence in western Sudan. Daily rape of women and young girls, killing, looting, tribal fighting and indiscriminate civilian bombings by the Khartoum government continue to threaten peace agreements between the Sudanese government and the rebel movements fighting in Darfur. Despite international and regional efforts to end the tragedy in Darfur and the enormous amount of international aid spent in […]

Sudan’s Many Challenges

Sudan’s Many Challenges

By Moez Ali, Sudanese Analyst
Location United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sudan is currently in a dismal state of affairs. A dwindling economy, three armed conflicts in the “peripheries” and dysfunctional state institutions all but tell the whole story. Omar al Bashir’s National Congress Party (NCP) came to power in 1989 in a coup that ousted Sadig Al Mahdi’s democratically elected government. The NCP came to power as the National Islamic Front (NIF) under the leadership of Hassan Al Turabi, who some hold responsible for the […]

February 6, 2013 · 0 comments · Africa, Arab Spring, Politics, Sudan
Sudan: A State of Regime Crumbling

Sudan: A State of Regime Crumbling

By Amgad Fareid El Tayeb, Spokesperson of SudanChangeNow
Location United Kingdom United Kingdom

“The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned.”  – Antonio Gramsci In just one month, the Sudanese Government announced two coup attempts. The first attempt in November 2012 was led by senior figures of the regime in the armed forces and security services – whom were always perceived as the regime protectors since the coup that brought the current regime to power in 1989. The crackdowns in the government was […]

December 27, 2012 · 0 comments · Politics, Sudan
Alliance for the Lost Boys of Sudan: A Conversation with Joan Hecht

Alliance for the Lost Boys of Sudan: A Conversation with Joan Hecht

By Joan Hecht, Founder and President of Alliance for the Lost Boys of Sudan
Location United States United States

On November 27, 2012, Sharnoff’s Global Views concluded an interview with Joan Hecht, Founder and President of Alliance for the Lost Boys of Sudan, a 501 c-3 foundation assisting with health and educational needs of Lost Boys and Sudanese in Jacksonville, Fl. She has been volunteering full-time with the Lost Boys, since their arrival to the US in 2001. Ms. Hecht is also author of the award-winning book, The Journey of the Lost Boys. In the […]

Sudan’s Future: An Interview with SudanChangeNow Spokesperson Amgad Fareid El Tayeb

Sudan’s Future: An Interview with SudanChangeNow Spokesperson Amgad Fareid El Tayeb

By Amgad Fareid El Tayeb, Spokesperson of SudanChangeNow
Location Sudan Sudan

On November 17, 2012, Sharnoff’s Global Views™ spoke with Dr. Amgad Fareid El Tayeb, spokesperson of SudanChangeNow. Born in Khartoum, Sudan, Amgad is a medical doctor and currently a PhD researcher in Life Science at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. He is involved in politics and has called for democratic change in Sudan since secondary school as a member of the Democratic Front for Sudanese Students and after graduation member of the Democratic league of […]