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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Satellite Sentinel Project
The Satellite Sentinel Project, or SSP, was conceived by George Clooney during an October 2010 visit to Southern Sudan with Enough Project co-founder, John Prendergast. It combines satellite imagery analysis and field reports using Google's Map Maker technology, as well as employing on-the-ground video, further corroborating the analysis of the satellite imagery, to deter the resumption of war between North and South Sudan. The project provides an early warning system to deter mass atrocities by focusing world attention and generating rapid responses on human rights and human security concerns. The Satellite Sentinel Project was first to confirm the razings of the villages of Maker Abior, Todach, and Tajalei in Sudan's contested Abyei region. - Source: Wikipedia
Sudan's longtime ties to Iran — and the two nations' roles in arming Islamic militants — have come under scrutiny in the wake of an explosion at a Khartoum weapons factory, blamed on an Israeli airstrike, and the dockings of two Iranian warships at a Sudanese port.
A U.S. monitoring group said Wednesday that satellite imagery had revealed the existence of two more mass graves in a contested region of Sudan, bringing the total number of mass graves sited there to eight.
Human rights advocates are issuing new warnings of genocide in Sudan, where Arab armies are accused of killing black African civilians in what an Episcopal bishop described as a "war of domination and eradication."