News Update

While the International Criminal Court has not actually announced yet that it is going to issue an arrest warrant against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, it is expected any day now. This announcement is both a big opportunity and a big danger for the people of Sudan depending on how we, and the rest of the… Read More


The past few weeks have seen some devastating violence in South Darfur around a city called Muhajeriya. Some 30,000 people fled their homes as the largest Darfur rebel group, the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), battled with government soldiers and members of another rebel group called the Sudanese Liberation Movement – Minnawi. To cut a… Read More


Due to a technical problem, our listserv software has been nonfunctional for the past five weeks. This has meant that we weren’t able to send out the January Digest via the listserv and we won’t be able to send out the February Digest via the listserv either, unfortunately. Please share the Digest (attached) with anyone… Read More


I’m sorry to have been so derelict in my blogging duties of late, but luckily there are many Stand’ers out there doing really interesting, inspiring things to cover for me. The blog post below was written by Anne Wagner, a Stand leader who just returned from her second trip to Sudan. Anne is consistently one… Read More