Cross-posted from Blog for Darfur.
Today marked the start of the Sudanese elections. Voting is scheduled to run from April 11-13, with results expected to be announced on the 18th.
To stay up-to-date on elections developments:
1) sign up for Save Darfur’s regular elections alerts at http://action.savedarfur.org/campaign/electionalerts
2) follow developments on Twitter – through our Twitter list on the elections or by following and using the hashtag #sudanelections [I’d also add in here my personal Twitter list on the elections: http://twitter.com/martha_jean/sudan-elections]
3) watch www.sudanvotemonitor.com, a project led by the Sudan Institute for Research and Policy (SIRP) , in collaboration with Sudanese Civil Society Organizations (CSO), and supported by eMoksha.org and Ushahidi.com (technical partners)
4) read the blogs & web publications: the Enough Project’s Enough Said, with updates from Maggie Fick in South Sudan; Sudan365 with news and events from around the world; the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies; The Sudan Tribune; Change.org’s Human Rights blog.
Photo of a campaign billboard for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir taken by Mark Lotwis for the Save Darfur Coalition. More photos here.