Grid View
Clear all

Taxonomy results for: Conflict

Short-Cut to Decay: The Case of the Sudan

|
|
|
|
|
|

The articles in this book, collectively, address certain aspects of the processes of the first half of the second civil war (1983 – 1992) from economic, historical, political and sociological viewpoints. While the civil war in the South occupies a large space, the focus is more on the processes that are common to the country…

Read More

Humanitarianism Unbound? Current dilemmas facing multi-mandate relief operations in political emergencies

|
|
|
|
|
|

This is a discussion paper concerned with some of the acute dilemmas increasingly confronted by international relief agencies concerned with “political emergencies” – often called “complex emergencies” – in Africa… This paper argues that relief organizations largely developed their current mandates during the Cold War era. These restricted mandates are less relevant to many current…

Read More

War in South Sudan: the civilian toll

|
|
|
|
|
|

Africa Watch conducted field research in south Sudan in June and July 1993 to gather information about rules of  war violations in the conflict. The following is a preliminary report of findings and recommendations to the United  Nations, the United States, the international community and all sides to the conflict for ending abuses.

Read More

Humanitarianism under siege: a critical review of Operation Lifeline Sudan

|
|
|
|
|
|

In March 1989, the international community launched a major relief effort to help civilians suffering needlessly from food deprivation in the Sudan’s bloody civil war. It was an uphill battle from the start: against the rains, against political sabotage, against recurrent ward and famine. Operation Lifeline Sudan was a massive international relief effort which helped…

Read More

The sanity factor: expatriate behaviour on African relief programmes

|
|
|
|
|
|

Most of the people who start to work for relief agencies in Africa have not bad previous experience of knowingly contributing to the suffering and death of a large number of people. Relief agencies do not tend to attract people who have this sort of experience, and they do not include it in their job…

Read More

Tribal Boundaries and Border Wars: Nuer-Dinka Relations in the Sobat and Zaraf Valleys, c. 1860-1976

|
|
|
|
|
|

Nuer–Dinka relations are usually described as being based on constant mutual hostility. This article (1982) examines Nuer–Dinka relations along the Sobat and Zaraf valleys since the beginning of Nuer eastward expansion in the nineteenth century and reveals a different pattern. Conflict during the immediate Nuer conquest of Dinka territory was followed by assimilation of individual…

Read More
CSRF SOUTH SUDAN