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Opinion analysis: Court rules for Sudan in dispute over service in USS Cole lawsuit

A lawsuit by victims of the bombing of the USS Cole received a setback today at the Supreme Court. The victims are trying to hold the government of Sudan responsible for providing support to the al Qaeda bombers who killed … Continue reading

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Employer Update: DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status and Work Authorization for El Salvador, Haiti, Sudan, and Nicaragua

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on March 1, 2019, an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for qualifying individuals from El Salvador, Haiti, Sudan, and Nicaragua. DHS also announced a nine-month automatic extension of these TPS beneficiaries’ … Continue reading

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South Sudan: a new Guide to Law Online page

On July 9, 2011, South Sudan declared its independence and became the 54th African nation and 193rd member of the United Nations. Accordingly, the Law Library has added a page on South Sudan to the Guide to Law Online (http://www.loc.gov/law/help/guide.php). … Continue reading

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UN calls for end to fighting in disputed Sudan Kordofan region

[JURIST] UN Officials and the UN Security Council [official website] on Monday called for an end to fighting [press release] in the Southern Kordofan area of Sudan [BBC backgrounder]. Ivan Simonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for UN Office of the High Commissioner … Continue reading

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UN Security Council demands removal of Sudan troops from disputed region

[JURIST] The UN Security Council [official website] on Friday released a statement [text] demanding the removal of Sudanese troops from Abyei, the disputed oil-producing region between North and South Sudan. Sudanese troops invaded Abyei in May and have occupied the … Continue reading

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