Sudan Relief Fund
Child Abductions Rise as South Sudan War Incites Desperation

Child Abductions Rise as South Sudan War Incites Desperation

Child abductions among rival tribes have increased during South Sudan’s civil war as desperate people try to make a living amid widespread hunger and a devastated economy.
“Child abductions and trafficking in South Sudan is a real issue that requires an urgent response by the government,” said Edmund Yakani, executive

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UN Refugee Chief Calls for Peace in South Sudan

UN Refugee Chief Calls for Peace in South Sudan

The ratio of South Sudanese refugees to local residents in the Ugandan Imvempi refugee settlement is now 1 to 4, according to the U.N. refugee agency.
U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi visited the settlement and made an appeal to the warring factions in South Sudan.
“Please make peace.

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Why peace continues to elude South Sudan

Why peace continues to elude South Sudan

Peacebuilding attempts in South Sudan appear to be on the brink of collapse, as violence and the conflict’s chaotic and ever-shifting fault lines already threaten to topple a three-week-old truce.
What began as a two-way fight has become fractured amidst rebel infighting, splinter groups and defections, making it harder to

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Sudan Hopes for Sanctions Repeal as Deadline Looms

Sudan Hopes for Sanctions Repeal as Deadline Looms

With the clock ticking on an impending Oct. 12 deadline for the permanent lifting of U.S.-imposed sanctions on Sudan, Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour arrived in Washington in an attempt to clinch the deal with U.S. authorities.
About 50 other members of the Sudanese community from all over the U.S.

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Frank R. Wolf: Putting Sudan on notice

Frank R. Wolf: Putting Sudan on notice

On July 12th, the Trump administration postponed a decision for 90 days on whether to continue to implement U.S. sanctions on Sudan that were established as the result of decades of violence, genocide and crimes against humanity.
Together we brought testimony, evidence, and arguments to the administration. And they listened. At a

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Religious Minorities in Sudan Need Protection

Religious Minorities in Sudan Need Protection

In a joint letter, the Sudan Relief Fund and six other faith-based and human rights groups have urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to consider issues relating to religious freedom and the persecution of religious minorities in Sudan as part of any strategic review relating to U.S. policy.
As the

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