Rebels

  • Striving for progress in the shadow of a civil war

    The conflict Sierra Leone’s civil war was a long and brutal affair.  In addition to rebels and military combatants, over 50,000 civilians died between 1991 and 2002, and numerous others were maimed and abused.  Formed out of discontent following the country’s independence in 1961, the rebel group Revolutionary United...
  • Sudan, Rebel Forces Clash in Fighting Season’s Biggest Battles yet

    Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) are attempting to reach the rebel-held capital Kauda with multiple units moving west and north through South Kordofan State. As of March 30, fighting continued in Karkaria, Um Dorain County, one of the main routes westwards to Kauda, according to Nuba Reports journalists. Fighting is also...
  • Environmental Crimes Fueling Conflicts

    The UNEA (United Nations Environment Assembly) published a report drafted by the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) and the Interpol entitled: “The environmental crime crisis: threats to sustainable development from illegal exploitation and trade in wildlife and forest resources”. According to this report, environmental crimes are no longer an...