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13 Jan 2014 description

For the past month, South Sudan has been engulfed in an expanding civil war. Unlike Sudan, where the Satellite Sentinel Project pioneered its work, with a few limited exceptions, South Sudan’s government has been allowing both journalists and humanitarians to operate around the country, even as violence spreads. As a result, harrowing videos, interviews, and photographs documenting the crisis have been emerging for weeks.

14 Jun 2013 description

By Satellite Sentinel Project and The Enough Project

A new Satellite Sentinel Project report confirms that Sudan and South Sudan have violated bilateral agreements to create a safe demilitarized zone border. DigitalGlobe satellite imagery acquired in May and June 2013 reveals violations at least 14 locations within the zone.

03 Jun 2013 description

Posted by Cody Leblanc

A new report and video by the Enough Project and the Satellite Sentinel Project, co-produced by Invisible Children and The Resolve, confirms that the Lord’s Resistance Army,or LRA, has turned to poaching elephants as a means to fund its atrocities.

08 May 2013 description

A new report from the Satellite Sentinel Project, or SSP, confirms that Sudan and South Sudan have violated recent peace agreements by positioning troops in what is supposed to be a 12-mile (20-kilometer) demilitarized buffer zone along their contested border. Neither the joint border-verification mechanism established by both countries, nor the United Nations peacekeeping mission tasked with monitoring the demilitarized buffer zone has detected these violations.

15 Mar 2013 description

Contact: Jonathan Hutson, jhutson@enoughproject.org
+1-202-386-1618

Satellite Imagery Confirms Sudan Armed Forces Buildup at Border Hotspot

23 Apr 2012 description

The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has confirmed through the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s analysis of DigitalGlobe satellite imagery that Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) has deployed a significantly increased number of combat capable air assets within range of South Sudan’s border and territory. SSP has documented evidence consistent with reported aerial bombardment in close proximity to a strategic bridge located in Unity State, South Sudan. SAF spokesman al-Sawarmi Khaled Saad denied Sudan’s involvement in the bombings.

22 Apr 2012 description

The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP), through the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s analysis of DigitalGlobe satellite imagery captured 15 April 2012, has found evidence of the destruction of key oil pipeline infrastructure in Heglig, South Kordofan, Sudan. SSP has also found cratering consistent with bombardment of some form visible in close proximity to nearby oil pipeline and oil production facilities.

31 Jan 2012 description

Satellites Capture Battle for Control of Main Refugee Route Out of Sudan

Posted by Mollie Zapata on Jan 30, 2012

A battle over control of the main refugee route from the Nuba Mountains in Sudan into South Sudan raged last week, according to eyewitness reports obtained by the Enough Project. Sources reported that at 5 a.m. local time on January 25, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army-North, or SPLA-N, launched an offensive from the mountains above the town of Toroge toward the Sudan Armed Forces, or SAF, positioned below.

15 Nov 2011 description

Satellite Sentinel Project Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Jonathan Hutson, jhutson@enoughproject.org
Mobile: +1-202-386-1618

11 Nov 2011 description

The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has confirmed through the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s analysis of DigitalGlobe satellite imagery that the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) are rapidly working to enhance air strike and air assault capacity in two airbases recently captured from rebels in Sudan’s Blue Nile border area. Since taking control of the town of Kurmuk on 2 November, SAF has started

11 Nov 2011 description

Satellite Sentinel Project Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 11, 2011

Contact: Jonathan Hutson, jhutson@enoughproject.org
Mobile: +1-202-386-1618

WASHINGTON -- The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has confirmed that the Sudan Armed Forces, or SAF, is upgrading air bases recently captured from rebels in Sudan’s Blue Nile border area, which increases Sudan’s capacity to carry out airstrikes along the border and in neighboring South Sudan.