Action Alert

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

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

Fellow advocates, Another civil war risks erupting in Sudan. In recent weeks, both the Northern and Southern Sudanese governments amassed troops in the border state of Abyei. Clashes have already broken out, prompting about 60,000 people to flee their homes. International troops have been fired upon, and the United Nations warns that ethnic cleansing maybe… Read More

Friends, This year you made hundreds of calls and sent even more emails to the Government of Canada, encouraging our leaders to make peace in Sudan a priority. Yesterday, in a statement welcoming the latest commitment made by the JEM to negotiate a ceasefire with the Government of Sudan, the Canadian government stated that “Sudan… Read More

On October 15, the Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement urging all parties to the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in Sudan to focus their efforts on referendum preparations and post-referendum arrangements and to engage in constructive dialogue: “It is imperative that the parties to the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement… Read More