President Barack Obama is set to lift some trade and investments sanctions, impacting businesses that deal with agriculture, import-export services, transportation, technology and medical equipment, and oil. But Human Rights Watch has questioned the move...
Obama's Premature 'Easing' of Sanctions On Sudan
HRW, 13 January 2017
Sudan's government has committed mass killings, forced millions from their homes, and used rape as a weapon of war. It has bombed children and schools, starved civilians as a… Read more »
Easing Sanctions - Lifeline for Bashir or Catalyst for Change?
African Arguments, 16 January 2017
What's behind Obama's 11th-hour decision to lift sanctions on one of the world's most isolated regimes? Read more »
McGovern Statement on New Obama Sanctions Policy for Sudan
U.S. House, 13 January 2017
Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice on Sudan released the following statement on the announced changes by the Obama… Read more »
Obama Lifts 20-Year Sanctions On Sudan
Deutsche Welle, 13 January 2017
US President Barack Obama is to lift some trade and investments sanctions against Africa's third largest country. But the country will still remain a state sponsor of terrorism in… Read more »
Govt Welcomes Lifting of 20-Year US Embargo
Al Jazeera, 13 January 2017
The United States has announced the end of a 20-year economic embargo on Sudan, lifting trade and financial sanctions in an effort to foster ties with the Sudanese government. Read more »
Women and children forced to live in caves
The White House announced plans to remove the trade embargo against Sudan and unblock the assets of the Sudan government, folowing what U.S. officials called "a sustained effort of ... Read more »
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