Posts Tagged: southern kordofan

Statement on the School Bombing in Southern Kordofan, February 2, 2012

Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United NationsFebruary 2, 2012 I am outraged by the Sudan Armed Forces’ heinous bombing yesterday of a school run by Samaritan’s Purse in the Nuba Mountains region of Southern Kordofan.  It was the first day of school, and the campus was full of students, teachers, and… Read more »

Situation in Southern Kordofan

Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the Report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Southern Kordofan, August 16, 2011 The United States welcomes the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the increasingly dire situation in Southern Kordofan.  We are… Read more »

North-South negotiations on Sudan

Below is a press statement from Victoria Nuland, Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson, Department of State, Washington, DC   The United States is encouraged by the July 4 meeting between Sudanese President Bashir and First Vice President Kiir at the Extraordinary Session of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development on Sudan in Addis Ababa. We welcome… Read more »

Please pray for . . . prayer requests from Sudan

Here are some requests for prayer from one of our partners in Sudan: It is very encouraging to us here in Sudan to know that God’s people are continuously praying for us. Please pray for: A stop of the bloodshed on innocent citizens in Pibor; Safety and protection before and during the Independence Day; A… Read more »

UN Security Council acts on Abyei, Sudan

Deeply concerned by the violence, escalating tensions and population displacement in Sudan’s Abyei region and recognizing that the situation demanded an urgent response, the Security Council today authorized the deployment of a peacekeeping force to the disputed area, which straddles Northern and Southern Sudan and is claimed by both. Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent… Read more »

Statement by Secretary Clinton on Agreement To Withdraw Forces from the Abyei Area of Sudan

Press StatementHillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of StateWashington, DC June 20, 2011 Read the statement on the Department of State Web site Earlier today, the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement signed an agreement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which will reduce tensions in Abyei and improve the security and humanitarian situation on the ground…. Read more »

Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Briefing on Sudan, June 20, 201

Below is a release from the United States Mission to the United Nations, a statement by Ambassador Rice to the Security Council on the ongoing situation in Sudan.     USUN PRESS RELEASE #123 June 20, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Mr. President, we welcome the news that the parties have just signed an agreement… Read more »

Update report on Sudan

Security Council Report has published an Update Report on Sudan. Council members have been individually assessing events in Sudan—the military takeover of Abyei and the deteriorating situation in Southern Kordofan—almost on a day-to-day basis, but Council members have not formally met on Sudan since 3 June and most of the scheduled informal discussions have been… Read more »

Come Holy Spirit to the people of Sudan

Come Holy Spirit, come to the people of Sudan.Come Holy Spirit, come to break the hold of violence.Come Holy Spirit, come to turn the people around.Come Holy Spirit, come to draw the people together.Come Holy Spirit, come to build unity within diversity.Come Holy Spirit, come to lead the people in paths of peace.Come Holy Spirit,… Read more »