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



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...

Discovery was made at al-Eifalon military camp where conscripts used to get trained under former ruler Omar al-Bashir.

Sudanese officials have announced the discovery of a mass grave southeast of the capital, Khartoum, suspected to contain the remains of conscripts who in 1998 tried escaping military service from a training camp.

A committee tasked with investigating the killings at al-Eifalon military camp "found the mass grave...

Today, 9 June 2020, Ali Muhammad Ali Abd–Al-Rahman ("Ali Kushayb") is in the custody of the International Criminal Court (ICC) after surrendering himself voluntarily in the Central African Republic on account of an ICC arrest warrant issued on 27 April 2007. Mr Kushayb is suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Darfur (Sudan). The initial appearance of Mr Kushayb before the ICC Pre-Trial Cham...

May 28, 2020

Violence in Sudan’s Darfur forces thousands to flee.

From late December 2019 to January 2020, clashes between rival communities in El Geneina, in Sudan’s West Darfur State, forced over 16,000 refugees to cross into neighboring Chad. The majority of them are women and children. They arrived exhausted, traumatized and often with signs of malnutrition. Following an alert by authorities in eastern Chad, a joint mission comprising U...

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...

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