UNICEF warned that tens of thousands of malnourished children could die without enough aid. The country has been locked in a vicious conflict for 10 months.
Two decades after horrific ethnic violence in the Darfur region that killed hundreds of thousands of people, Sudan is once again in crisis. Since the start of the brutal power struggle between the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Forces in April, there have been alarming reports of ethnic killings in Darfur.
When Awatef Adam, a 43-year-old mother of seven, fled from a weeks-long massacre in the Sudanese city of El Geneina to Chad in mid-June, she feared Arab militiamen were targeting Masalit males. This report contains graphic violent references.
The ICRC said the attack killed two people and injured seven others. The Sudanese army said the convoy violated an agreement by approaching its defensive positions.
The former safe haven city of Wad Madani became the scene of fighting in a new front of Sudan's war. The paramilitary force's advance has forced hundreds of thousands to flee.
A face-to-face meeting is agreed between warring parties in Sudan. But army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and RSF commander Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo are yet to make the first move towards a ceasefire. Also, sanctions stay in Niger but ECOWAS says they could be lifted as soon as a short transition towards civilian life is reached.
The UN put an end to its political mission in Sudan as demanded by the Khartoum government. Sudan has seen months of conflict between two rival generals.
Since the start of Sudan's brutal civil war in April, mass killings of civilians have been perpetrated in the West Darfur region. Our team investigates atrocities committed against the local Masalit ethnic group.
The UN on Friday warned of soaring human rights violations in Sudan's Darfur region and said they were “verging on pure evil,” amid escalating fighting seven months into the war between the army and paramilitaries.
In a letter addressed to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Sudan's acting foreign minister said the UN mission's performance in achieving its objectives "was disappointing."
The United Nations warned Friday of soaring human rights violations in Sudan's Darfur region and said they were "verging on pure evil," amid escalating fighting seven months into the war between the army and paramilitaries.
More than 800 people have been killed by armed groups in Sudan's West Darfur region in just a few days. The UN has called for "an immediate end to the fighting."