Escalating War in Sudan: Urgent U.S. Policy Responses Needed, Say Rights Groups | Enough

More information for your prayers, study and action on behalf of the people of Sudan. The authors of this information (dated 15 Jun 2011) make recommendations about how our country could help those most vulnerable to violence in Sudan. Write your Representative and Senators urging action for the peace and welfare of Sudan, both north and south.

The international community must acknowledge that an undeclared war is now beginning between North and South Sudan says Sudan Now, a group of anti-genocide and human rights organizations.

The escalating violence in the Nuba Mountains of the country’s tense border region of South Kordofan is the latest flashpoint in this conflict, but characterizing it as an isolated or localized incident fails to recognize the intensifying conflict across the country. Three weeks away from South Sudan’s independence, the government of Sudan has undertaken military operations on multiple fronts, including the military occupation of Abyei, intensified bombing of Darfur, support for Southern Sudanese militias, an economic blockade of the South, and the most recent attacks in South Kordofan.

“The war between North and South Sudan has resumed due to the offensive military operations launched by Khartoum,” said John Prendergast, Co-founder of the Enough Project.

Read the post: Escalating War in Sudan: Urgent U.S. Policy Responses Needed, Say Rights Groups | Enough.

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