The so-called Jeddah Declaration, in which the warring parties committed to protecting civilians on May 12, has only remained on paper as fighting intensifies in the states of Khartoum and West Darfur, claiming hundreds of more lives
NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the roots of the crisis in Sudan, the interests of the regional players in the conflict, and what lies ahead for the war-hit country
While the national capital Khartoum has seen the most intense battles between the army and the paramilitary RSF, most of the internal displacements are occurring in Darfur due to escalating armed conflict between militias. The region already has most of Sudan’s 3.7 million Internally Displaced Persons
As the people of Sudan continue to experience conflict and violence, the role played by international financial institutions is often ignored. Decades of IMF-imposed austerity policies and cuts on spending played a huge role in the deterioration of living conditions in the country
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
While its military rulers continue armed infighting, driving Sudan toward a humanitarian catastrophe, the radical grassroots organizations that were leading the pro-democracy mass protests against military rule have stepped up to the rescue of civilians
The deal, which finalizes the terms agreed upon on August 31, seeks to end the civil war which has been going on for decades in the regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan