Sudan

alert status : Genocide Emergency

 

Genocide stage:

9- Extermination 

 

Affected groups:

  • darfurese

  • nuba

  • abyei

 

Current situation:

  • Arab militias and the Sudan Army are attacking the groups listed above

 

Developments

September 2, 2020

Agreement provides for the dismantling of rebel forces and integration of their fighters into the national army.

Sudan's government and the main rebel alliance agreed on a peace deal on Monday to end 17 years of conflict. 

The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), a coalition of rebel groups from the western region of Darfur and the southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, signed the peace agreement at a ceremony in Juba, cap...

Letter to Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

STAND FOR JUSTICE IN DARFUR AND ACROSS SUDAN

Dear Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok,

In commemoration of this month’s International Justice Day, Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) and the undersigned write to express our grave concern regarding the continued impunity enjoyed by the former president of the Republic of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, and two other Sudanese officials indicted by the Intern...

July 27, 2020

UN reports killing of more than 60 people in Darfur as Sudan PM promises fresh troops for the war-torn region.

A new round of violence in Sudan's Darfur region has killed more than 60 people, the United Nations said on Sunday, as the country's prime minister promised fresh troops for the conflict-stricken region.

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Sudan (OCHA) said about 500 armed men on Saturday attac...

Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) would like to express its grave concern about the deadly violence that took place in the capital of West Darfur over the weekend that left many injured and seventeen dead. Two separate incidents, one on Friday, July 17th and one on Sunday July 19th, left many injured and three dead. DWAG would like to raise the alarm about this systematic violence and calls on the Transitional Government of Sud...

Sexual and gender-based violence continues unaccounted for in moments of conflict without due justice.

Friday, June 17th, marked the 22nd anniversary of International Justice Day, a day honoring the creation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). It is imperative that as we reflect on the progress that has been made, we also recognize there is still more work to be done in securing justice for the victim...

July 21, 2020

If convicted, the 76-year-old, who is already in prison for corruption, could face the death penalty.

Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir, who was overthrown last year by the military in the face of mass protests against his rule, has gone on trial in the capital over his role in a coup that brought him to power more than 30 years ago.

Al-Bashir, who has been jailed in Khartoum since his removal, faces charges of undermining...

July 16, 2020

At least nine were killed and 20 injured in an attack on a camp for internally displaced people, UNAMID says.

The joint United Nations and African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has condemned the violence in Sudan's North Darfur province, including a deadly attack on a camp for internally displaced people (IDPs).

In a statement on Tuesday, the peacekeeping mission expressed deep concern about the "violent incidents" that erupt...

July 15, 2020

The signing of a peace deal between the Sudanese government and the rebel coalition has been delayed until further notice.

The event had been scheduled for Tuesday.

The postponement comes after attacks in north Darfur at a settlement for internally displaced people that left nine people dead and 16 wounded.

Clashes between security forces and groups protesting the violence had earlier led to a declaration of a state of emergency...

July 14, 2020

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan declared a state of emergency in part of the conflict-ridden western region of Darfur after violence and unrest in two towns, state news agency SUNA said.

The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said it had sent a team to Kutum town in North Darfur state following the reported burning of a police station and cars by unidentified protesters. It gave no details.

Protesters demanded on...

Villagers in Darfur are demanding Sudan's government does more to protect them from militia attacks.

Thousands of protesters in Sudan have been staging a sit-in outside the administrative headquarters in the town of Nertiti, central Darfur, for more than a week.

They accuse the government of failing to protect them from militia attacks. Sudan's police chief and his deputy were sacked on the weekend.

SOURCE: Al Jazeera's Hiba Morg...

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