n African Security Review - Sudan : all quiet on the eastern front? : Africa watch
|Article Title||Sudan : all quiet on the eastern front? : Africa watch|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
|Pages||53 - 55|
Extracted from text ... AFRICA WATCH SUDAN: ALL QUIET ON THE EASTERN FRONT? RICHARD CORNWELL At the beginning of 2005 a few well-informed observers on Sudanese affairs issued warnings that the international community's focus on the appalling humanitarian and political crisis in Western Sudan should not be allowed to obscure another possible disaster in the neglected east among the Beja. The Beja are a non-Arab Muslim people numbering in excess of 2.5 million, speaking dialects of the TuBedawiye language. They have occupied the Red Sea Hills and Sudan's eastern deserts for centuries and their settlements straddle the Egyptian and Eritrean ..
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