Month: July 2011

This month we examine the lead up to the secession of South Sudan, the Canadian government’s response to the violence in Sudan, and the resurgence of ethnic violence in South Kordofan. This edition of the Digest also includes a special feature on the mass rape in the DRC. Download the pdf here.… Read More


On July 9th, South Sudan became the world’s newest nation. Last week, citizens of South Sudan jubilantly took-part in Independence Day celebrations, unveiling a new country flag and laying the groundwork for a new future. Yet these joyous celebrations were shadowed by news of surging violence, particularly in the border regions of Abyei and South… Read More