South Sudan: An Enduring Struggle

Watch this short document filmed and directed by Matt Dillon, actor and Refugees International board member. The film explores the issue of child abductions and the broader context of unrest in Southern Sudan.


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  Join us for an Invisible Children screening of "Together We Are Free"

   Wed. November 18th, 2009


   Oak Street Cinema, 309 Oak St. SE, Minneapolis  

   CPI is sponsoring a screening of "Together We Are Free", a film about "The Rescue"           where international youth "abducted themselves"...  Continue Reading...    

   August 20, 2009 - CPI Takes Action to Stop Child Abductions in Southern Sudan

   Minneapolis, MN-Child Protection International (CPI), a Minneapolis-based non

   governmental organization (NGO), is taking action to stop child abductions in Southern

   Sudan.  Child Protection International has drafted an open letter to Southern Sudanese

   President Salva Kiir to focus attention on the rights of Southern Sudanese children. 

   Child Protection International is urging the government of Southern Sudan to ensure the

   rights of children by strengthening their national laws concerning child protection and to

                                                    implement universal birth registration.  Continue reading..

  July 7,2009 - Meeting with UN Special Rapporteur for Sudan Provides Insight and Direction

   On Sunday, June 21st a group of CPI interns met with Dr. Sima Samar, UN Special

   Rapporteur for Sudan. Fresh with knowledge from her recent trip to Sudan from May 25 to

   June 4th, Dr. Samar provided the group of interns with great insight and important

   information about issues on the ground. Continue reading...


  June 15, 2009 - CPI in Full Swing Over the Summer

 This summer CPI interns are busy preparing for their meeting with Dr. Sima Samar, UN

  Special Rapporteur for Sudan, on Sunday June 21st. CPI will present their research on child

  abductions in Southern Sudan, and will ask Dr. Samar to support CPI's efforts to ensure birth

  registrations for all Sudanese children so that thy have clear identification in the event of an

  abduction. Continue reading...


Sudan News CPI In the News

11/05/09 UN lauds first ever rescue of abducted children in                  Southern Sudan

9/28/09 Clashes in South Sudan no Longer inter-ethnic Conflict

9/21/09  More than 100 Dead in South Sudan Attack

9/20/09  Armed Tribesman Attack South Sudan Villagers

9/18/09  New Report on Future Scenarios in Sudan

9/15/09  Clashes, Drought Worsen Food Security

9/14/09  Security Forces Struggle as LRA Attacks Escalate

9/09/09  US Envoy Returns to Sudan Amid Activists Criticism

9/09/09  Change Course in Sudan or Risk Total War

9/02/09  Bishop Warns of South Sudan War

8/31/09  Tribal Violence Kills 46 People in South Sudan

8/12/09  Lift US Sanctions on Sudan

8/11/09  Sudan: End Violence in Jonglei State

8/10/09  Horrors of South Sudan Massacre

8/04/09  Khartoum 'arming Sudan militias'

8/03/09  More than 160 Killed in South Sudan Tribal Raid

8/03/09  Scores Dead in South Sudan Clash

8/03/09  Ellison Traveling to Sudan

7/31/09  South Sudan Leaders Must Act to End Crimes

7/28/09  Renewed efforts underway to increase level of birth

                registration in Sudan

7/13/09  Killing Me Softly In South Sudan

7/08/09  Could Sudan Clashes Herald Return to War?

7/08/09  UN: South Sudan Fighting Targets Women and Children

6/28/09  Humanitarian Action in Southern Sudan

6/25/09  Series of Ethnic Clashes in South Sudan

6/21/09  Southern Sudan Faces the 'humanitarian perfect storm'

09/28/09 Daily Nation

11/18/07 St. Paul Pioneer Press

11/16/07 Sudan Tribune

11/16/07 Minnesota Public Radio

11/13/07 Minnesota Daily

11/12/07 Twin Cities Daily Planet

11/11/07 One Nation News

11/10/07 Minneapolis Star Tribune

11/10/07 African News Journal

11/08/07 Gurtong Peace Project

11/07/07 Badger Herald, Wisconsin

11/06/07 Minnesota Public Radio

10/31/07 Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

10/26/07 Paul Pioneer Press
10/23/07 Minnesota Daily

10/15/07 Twin Cities Daily Planet

10/13/07 African News Journal



In March 2008, members of CPI visited Southern Sudan to meet with government officials and gather information. Click on the picture below to view images from the trip courtesy of Robyn Skrebes.
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