April 12, 2012

In Sudan's Nuba Mountains, rebels roll up string of victories

The war between the rebels in Sudan's Nuba Mountains — most of them African Christians or animists — and the Arab Muslim government of Sudanese President Omar al Bashir in Khartoum has raged for decades. Hundreds of thousand have died, and Sudan's South Kordofan state is a humanitarian wasteland, where aerial bombing by government planes has driven thousands of villagers into the countryside.

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