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Sudan's poor fight against cuts

26 June 2012
Police used batons and tear gas to break up anti-government demonstrations in Sudan’s capital Khartoum last Saturday. Students have been demonstrating for weeks, but last weekend they were joined by sections of the urban poor.

Police attack student demo in Sudan

01 November 2011
Hundreds of students demonstrated against poverty and inflation in eastern Sudan on Sunday and Monday of this week.

Sudan's referendum: a socialist's view

25 January 2011
A referendum has taken place in the south of the African country of Sudan to ask people whether they want to form a separate state.

China’s complex problem for George Bush

25 March 2008
The Chinese crackdown in Tibet has raised the pitch of criticism of China’s government in the US. Calls for a boycott of the Olympics, originally in protest at China’s support for the Sudanese regime, are gaining strength.

Kenya's rulers are allies of the West

08 January 2008
The US sees Kenya as a strategic ally in the "war on terror" particularly as it borders countries including Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan. The government has allowed military bases for both the US and Britain, as well as anchorage in Mombasa for naval vessels.

Darfur: foreign intervention will mean more pain

23 September 2006
A clamour is growing to send United Nations (UN) troops to Darfur in western Sudan - whether the Sudanese government agrees or not.

Egyptian protest over attacks

14 January 2006
Egyptian human rights groups have launched a campaign for justice for the dozens of Sudanese refugees who were killed after police attacked their camp outside UN offices in Cairo.

Sudanese refugees slaughtered by police in Egypt

07 January 2006
Egyptian police killed at least 27 Sudanese refugees, including 12 children, when they stormed a protest camp outside the offices of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Cairo.

Who decides how we see Africa?

27 August 2005
In the spring of 1993 South African photojournalist Kevin Carter was covering the famine in Sudan. While visiting a feeding station, a starving child crawling through the dust caught his eye. Behind the child stalked a large vulture.

'Don't come here - die in Darfur'

13 November 2004
THE BRITISH government is turning back refugees from Darfur in Sudan, even though it says that appalling suffering and mass murder are going on in the area.

Sudan’s rich past

18 September 2004
WHICH country has the most pyramids from ancient times? Of course, everyone knows the answer is Egypt—except that actually it’s Sudan.

The West has bled Sudan dry

04 September 2004
Without understanding the role and impact of capitalism and superpower intervention in Africa, the responses evoked by horrors such as that unfolding in Darfur, western Sudan, will often be mistaken.

Are the occupiers of Iraq the answer here?

31 July 2004
TONY BLAIR says 5,000 British troops are poised to intervene in Darfur, western Sudan.

Disaster in Darfur

19 June 2004
A catastrophe is unfolding in western Sudan Charlie Kimber explains why

Letters

08 December 2001
War against world's poor We are again seeing the big powers trying to sort out the world's problems through military force. More and more countries are on George Bush's list of targets – Iraq, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, North Korea and others.

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