The links at the top of this page direct you to various areas
of scholarship about Sudan and the Sudanese Diaspora. The pages
of information that can be accessed from these links fall into
The first category consists of research papers that have been
generously submitted to SORA, most of which are only available
on this online resource library. The second offers links to
direct you to Sudan-specific webpages and websites that have
been reviewed by the SORA editors. For each site we have
included a short summary outlining the contents and a link
below it, which takes you directly to the specific area.
Alternatively you can use the Search function, typing in
keywords to find sites or essays with information that you
We trust that you will find the sources available on this
site useful. We encourage your submissions and suggestions
to enrich the resources presently available through the
Sudanese Online Research Association.
This 2003 article from the US State Department describes the religious demography of Sudan and the status of religious freedom. Written from an American perspective, it details restrictions on and persecution of Christians and other non-muslims, and describes the attempts made by the US to press the Khartoum government for greater religious freedom and dialogue.