Month: August 2011

Last week, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird expressed concern about reported human rights violations taking place in South Kordofan, Sudan.  These gross human rights abuses have been increasing in the South Kordofan region of Sudan since July. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled and humanitarian agencies are being prevented from providing aid to those… Read More

This month we review reports that mass graves have been found in South Kordofan, examine whether Juba will remain South Sudan’s capital city, and discuss the festivities surrounding the official independence of South Sudan. This edition of the Digest also includes a special feature on the recent advocacy efforts of STAND Canada to bring the… Read More

Since last month, the allegations of human rights abuses in South Kordofan have only increased. Human Rights Watch has reported that tens of thousands of civilians are in grave danger. With UN peacekeepers and humanitarian agencies forced from the region and no international presence to report on what is happening, a recently leaked UN report… Read More