A United Nations-backed peacekeeping mission is investigating reports that a group of soldiers in the region committed the atrocity in Tabit.
Statistics via Cornell University School of Law and Amnesty International. Numbers are state executions in 2013.
The International Organization for Migration described Sunday’s incident as “the worst shipwreck in years.”
Throughout Ramadan thousands of people have lost their homes and possessions to floods.
The pregnant Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death over her Christian faith last month was freed and rearrested as she tried to leave Sudan.
The woman had been sentenced to death by hanging for converting to Christianity, but now will go free after the sentence sparked international outrage.
A Sudanese court has sentenced 27-year-old Mariam Yahya Ibrahim to death for refusing to recant her faith.
Three months, nine hectares, 21,000 people.
At a refugee camp in Juba, South Sudan, men refuse to leave as violence sweeps through the nation.
The day after a suspected coup attempt, deadly clashes in South Sudan between rival army factions have left hundreds dead, wounded, and displaced.
Sudanese political activists are organizing around #Strike4Sudan to call for the release of political prisoners and justice for protestors killed last month.
Clooney and his father, Nick, were arrested earlier today during a protest outside of the Sudanese Embassy. Only a man named “Sexiest Man Alive” twice in his career could manage to look so flawless while getting arrested defending the rights of the Sudanese people. Well played.
Here’s George Clooney, with father Nick, being taken away in zip ties by police in Washington D.C. Clooney has been in Washington all week to raise awareness of the humanitarian crisis in Sudan.