Darfur

What’s happening? Since August 25 over 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forced from their homes in Myanmar, also known as Burma, into neighboring Bangladesh. Refugees and satellite imagery present the world with evidence that these refugees fled what the Myanmar military is calling “clearance”, but what is in reality systematic mass killings and burning of… Read More


UPDATE SEPTEMBER 14: Following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s expressing “deep concern” to Aung San Suu Kyi, STAND Canada has updated this Action Alert to call on Trudeau to condemn Myanmar’s military on camera, such as at the United Nations General Assembly. What’s happening? Since August 25 over 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forced from their homes… Read More


By Evan Gray, Blog Writer Usually, we think of an anniversary as a positive milestone, a time to look back on past accomplishments and celebrate the progress that’s been made over the years. However, as 2015 rolls around, marking the 10-year anniversary of STAND’s founding in response to the multiple humanitarian crises in Sudan, there… Read More


By Evan Gray, Blog Writer Last month, local media outlets in Sudan’s Darfur region reported horrifying allegations of a mass rape committed by Sudanese soldiers in the town of Tabit. According to these reports, more than 200 women and children were subjected to sexual violence on the orders of a Sudanese army commander, who mistakenly… Read More


A summary of the news from the Sudans and the DRC the past two weeks. Click on the title for the full article. Sudan & South Sudan U.N. Agrees with Amnesty International: South Sudan’s Army Committing Human Rights Abuses On October 4, the United Nations in South Sudan (UNMISS) expressed its support for Amnesty International’s… Read More


A summary of the news from the Sudans and the DRC the past two weeks. Click on the title for the full article. SUDAN & SOUTH SUDAN Sudanese Plane Crash Kills All Passengers, Including State Officials “Bad weather conditions” are said to be the cause of the no-survivor plane crash in the mountains near Talodi… Read More


A summary of the news from the Sudans and the DRC the past two weeks. Click on the title for the full article. SUDAN & SOUTH SUDAN Sudans End Oil Dispute On August 4, Sudan and South Sudan reportedly resolved one of the most important disputes that had brought these two countries close to war—compensation… Read More


A summary of the news from the Sudans and the DRC the past two weeks. Click on the title for the full article. SUDAN & SOUTH SUDAN South Sudan Failed to Save Hundreds of Citizens from Attacks Says UN Report Last month, the United Nations (UN) issued a report finding the South Sudanese government negligent… Read More