The Rapid Support Forces (RSF), which has been at war with Sudan’s army since April 15, 2023, broke into the family home of Haitham Dafallah, the chief editor of Al-Maydan newspaper, and abducted him along with his brother, on January 19.
“The occupation of our party office is a part of the ongoing attempts by the Rapid Support Forces and the Sudanese Armed Forces to silence the voice of the democratic forces that opposed this catastrophic war,” SCP spokesperson Fathi Elfadl told Peoples Dispatch
Los enfrentamientos son los últimos de una serie de convulsiones políticas desde que las masivas protestas prodemocráticas derrocaron al dictador Omar al-Bashir en abril de 2019.
The fighting is the latest in a series of political convulsions since massive pro-democracy protests overthrew long-time dictator Omar al-Bashir in April 2019
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 3,700 people have been injured since fighting broke out on April 15. The humanitarian crisis, including mass displacement, has continued to worsen as multiple ceasefires have failed to hold
Civilians have been forced to hole up in their homes for days with no supply of water or electricity, as the fighting rages on with increasingly heavier weapons
The Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces have begun fighting each other. The root of the conflict lies in disagreements over integrating the paramilitary into the army. The Sudanese left has noted that both parties seek to escalate armed conflict, so that it can be used as a reason to not hand over power to civilian forces
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