Here is the daily roundup and summary of the major headlines coming out of conflict areas. United to End Genocide does not necessarily support the views expressed in the articles in this post.

Sudan and South Sudan

South Sudan seeks US support—Miraya FM

“South Sudan is calling for the support of the US administration and the international community in its struggle to defend its land and sovereignty…”

China dispatches envoy to Sudan with proposals over oil—Sudan Tribune

“The Chinese government on Monday announced that is sending its special envoy to the region for talks in Khartoum and Juba on the deadlock regarding oil…”

Sudan 1st VP dismisses talks of popular uprising—Sudan Tribune

“The Sudanese 1st Vice President Ali Osman Taha described those speculating a popular uprising in the country as “naive” expressing confidence that the people are able “to distinguish the wicked from the good”.

Salva Kiir’s call for a no-fly zone prove the defeat of his army – Sudan’s NCP—Sudan Tribune

“Sudan’s ruling party said today that Salva Kiir’s call to the imposition of a no-fly zone by the US Army proves the defeat of the Sudan people’s Liberation Army (SPLA) in South Kordofan and Blue Nile…”


Chadian president says time has come for peace in Darfur—Sudan Tribune

“Chadian President Idris Deby said today that bilateral relations with the neighbouring Sudan are strategic stressing that time has come for peace in Darfur…”

SLMJ and JEM sign alliance agreement—Radio Dabanga

“The two movements hope to mobilize all forces of resistance and change in Sudan in order to topple the current regime, led by the National Congress Party (NCP)…”

PCP calls for revolution—Radio Dabanga

“The leader of the Popular Congress Party, Hassan al-Turabi, called on the supporters of his party to start a revolution and march to the street to topple the regime of the National Congress Party…”


Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo scrambles to tally votes as tensions mount—Reuters

“Congo electoral officials struggled to finish counting votes from last week’s presidential election on Tuesday, sending helicopters to remote polling stations in an effort to meet a midnight deadline…”


Clashes erupt in Congo ahead of vote results—Reuters

“Clashes erupted between protesters and security forces in parts of Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday as diplomats scrambled to defuse tensions ahead of the country’s full election results…”

Incumbent President Lost DRC Vote, Says Opposition Candidate—Voice of America

“In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) is scheduled to release the final results of the presidential and legislative elections today (Tuesday)…”

Tense DRC Awaits Election Results—Voice of America

“Fears of political unrest are mounting in the Democratic Republic of Congo as officials prepare to release full results from last week’s presidential election…”



Syrian Activists Report Killing of 34 Civilians by Assad’s Loyalists—Voice of America

“Activists in the central Syrian city of Homs said Monday militiamen loyal to President Bashar al-Assad kidnapped and killed 34 civilians…”

Violence Flares as Damascus ‘Positive’ Towards Observers—Voice of America

“Syria said Monday it has responded “positively” to an Arab League demand to let league observers into the country. Meanwhile, activists in the central city of Homs say militiamen loyal to President Bashar al-Assad kidnapped and killed 34 civilians Monday…”

Arab League Studying ‘New’ Syrian Conditions for Observers—Voice of America

“The Arab League says it is studying a Syrian proposal to conditionally allow observers into the country to monitor Syrian compliance with a pledge to stop cracking down on a nine-month pro-democracy uprising…”


United to End Genocide Delivers Your Message to the Sudan Special Envoy

December 6, 2011

Tensions build ahead of the midnight release of the Presidential election results, as international observers warn violence could erupt in the D.R. Congo