NUBA MOUNTAINS — Since June, daily bombings have rained down fire and death on the people of the Nuba Mountains, forcing thousands to leave their homes for the rocky hills, where countless crevices and caves offer some protection. Unable to plant crops in their fields, the civilians South Kordofan are now going hungry.
NUBA MOUNTAINS — South Kordofan's rebel General Abdulaziz Adam Al-Hilu says his fighters are battling for "regime change, for complete transformation, for writing a new constitution. We want to achieve lasting peace and justice in this country."
YIDA, South Sudan — Hundreds of hungry and desperate Sudanese arrive at this refugee camp every day. The people of Sudan's Nuba Mountains are fleeing bombing raids and the lack of food in their homeland. Meanwhile, the international community shrugs.
NUBA MOUNTAINS — The rebels in South Kordofan have notched up a string of victories on the ground and claim to control 90 percent of the countryside, although not the towns, in Sudan's South Kordofan state. But in the air the Sudan Armed Forces remains unchallenged and unhindered.
BOSTON, Mass. — What were they thinking? When South Sudan became independent from Sudan last year why didn’t the international community see that the two countries would soon be back at war with each other? Billions were spent on peace in Sudan. Less than a year later, their armies are lobbing bombs across the border.