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



Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) expresses a grave concern regarding an attack on Monday, March 9th, that has killed at least 12 people and wounded more than 17 people in South Darfur. We would like to repeat our urgent calls for the effective provision of security and well-being for Darfuri residents, as well as for the apprehension and prosecution of the individuals who have carried out such violent crimes. The security stat...

February 12, 2020

Omar al-Bashir of Sudan (CNN).  Click on photo to view CNN video.

A Cautious First Step – Sudan’s Agreement to Hand Bashir to the ICC

Washington, DC- Darfur Women Action Group welcomes the Sudanese interim government’s announcement that they will hand over Omar al-Bashir and other wanted indictees to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The news broke yesterday from the Juba-South Sudan peace talks between the Sudanese interi...

Outline of Dr. Stanton's address to the 8th Symposium on Women and Genocide
Washington, DC, October 26, 2019

When Genocide Watch and the Alliance Against Genocide were founded in 1999, there were no international organizations or international coalitions dedicated solely to the prevention of genocide.

Genocide Watch and the Alliance have four goals: 
1.    Genocide education for policy makers, students, and the public;

October 24, 2019

Sudan Needs a Strategic Approach for Sustainable Change!

Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) has released a comprehensive strategy that was delivered to the interim government  of Sudan, as well as to international and regional actors and stakeholders working on Sudan. DWAG’s Strategic Framework for Sustainable Change in the Republic of Sudan (the Framework), which was formulated by DWAG along with contributions from 37 experts an...

Darfur Women Action Group express its outrage about the continued violence against peaceful protesters and innocent civilians in Sudan.

This morning, the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) opened fire on a peaceful protest in El Obeid, North Kordofan, killing five school children while critically injuring around 50 others. Video of the attack soon surfaced, showing the extent of the brutality committed by snipers employed by the Milita...

July 17, 2019

After series of delays, two sides sign accord creating governing body with talks ongoing for constitutional declaration.

Sudan's ruling generals and an alliance of opposition groups signed an accord on Wednesday creating a transitional power-sharing body after weeks of negotiations and deadly protests.

The deal is aimed at breaking the political deadlock that has gripped the country since the toppling of President Omar al-Bashi...

June 5, 2019

Mohamed Hamdan "Hemeti" Dagolo is the vice-president of Sudan's ruling military junta and, at present, probably the most powerful man in Sudan. 

He has the potential to shape the future of a broken country, but as the commander of one of Sudan's most prominent paramilitary forces, he leaves a trail of human rights abuse allegations from Darfur in his wake and has recently been accused of allowing those same forces to kill demon...

(CNN)When anti-government protests erupted in Sudan at the end of last year, the response of President Omar al-Bashir came straight from the dictators' playbook -- a crackdown that led to scores of civilian deaths.

At the same time, a more insidious strategy was being developed -- one that involved spreading misinformation on social media, blaming Israel for fomenting the unrest, and even carrying out public executions to make...