Sudan

Along Sudan’s border, old disputes trigger new violence, hunger

Oil and ethnic rivalries are behind Sudanese military strikes in the sensitive South Kordofan-Blue Nile region along the new border between Sudan and South Sudan. At this week’s African Union summit in Ethiopia, leaders are calling for a halt to the bombing and aid for civilians.

Inside Sudan’s prisons: Sudanese protesters speak out

Sudan’s National Intelligence Security Service, blamed for the arrests and detention of some 2,000 protesters in the past month, are using torture, activists say.