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War in South Sudan: the civilian toll

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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.

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Humanitarianism under siege: a critical review of Operation Lifeline Sudan

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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…

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The sanity factor: expatriate behaviour on African relief programmes

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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…

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

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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…

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