Author: Brian McCartan, Asia Times
The United States...announced earlier this month that it will expand the...sanctions it imposed on individual family members of Myanmar... Those included among the newly blacklisted were members and individuals associated with businessman Tay Za's...
Author: Amnesty Intl.
[refers to MiG, Antonov, Endeavour Resources, Ukrspetsexport, Xian Aircraft, Beta-Cherven Briag, RIK, KAS Engineering, Cenzin, Arzamas, Sinclair Holdings, Aerocom, Q-Mac Electronics, Harbin Dongan Engine, Helisota, Avia Baltika]
Author: Amnesty Intl.
Amnesty International today revealed details of the uncontrolled arms exports that have fuelled massive human rights abuses in Sudan, including the killing, rape, torture and displacement of more than a million civilians since the Darfur conflict began...
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Darfur, Southern Sudan, and the Moral Imperative of (Equity) Divestment: Which companies and nations are propping up the Khartoum regime?
Author: Eric Reeves, Smith College [USA]
...the central purpose of the divestment campaign must be to force these complicit companies to suspend all business and commercial activities in Khartoum until the genocide in Darfur ends and a final peace agreement with the people of southern Sudan...
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Author: Mark MacKinnon, Globe and Mail [Canada]
The Russian government is under fire from aid groups for its policy of continuing to sell advanced weapons to Sudan even as international condemnation of the mass murder of civilians in Darfur grows...Both Amnesty International and the New York-based...