20 Jul 2011
Open Statement on Atrocities in South Kordofan

This Open Statement from the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect addresses atrocities committed by the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudanese People's Liberation Army North (SPLA-N) against civilian populations in the South Kordofan region of Sudan. The conflict started on 5 July 2011 between the SAF and SPLA-N and resulted in indiscriminate bombings of civilian areas. The Open Statement urges UN Security Council and African Union action to halt the atrocities.