Posts Tagged ‘abyei’

  • all eyes on Abyei.

    This Wednesday, July 22, peace in Sudan will face a great test. Many speculate that if the Comprehensive Peace Agreement is not respected, if it faces barriers to its implementation (and Abyei is its greatest), then armistice will be almost impossible to broker in Darfur, and the whole region will once again descend into a war from which it only recently emerged.

  • Abyei goes to the hague.

    THE HAGUE (AFP) – The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague started hearing a dispute Saturday between north and south Sudan over the contested oil-rich Abyei region at the heart of a fragile peace pact. “Everybody in Sudan has a vested interest in the outcome of this arbitration,” Riek Machar Teny, deputy chairman of […]