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El vicepresidente de la junta sudanesa intensifica la retórica contra las víctimas de la violencia en Darfur

En las dos últimas semanas, más de 16.000 personas se han visto desplazadas en una nueva ronda de violentos ataques en Darfur en los que paramilitares, Fuerzas de Apoyo Rápido, han desempeñado supuestamente un papel clave. Ahora su jefe y segundo al mando de la junta sudanesa, el general Hemeti, ha amenazado con desmantelar los campos de refugiados

Deputy chairman of Sudan’s junta escalates rhetoric against victims of violence in Darfur

Over the past two weeks, over 16,000 people were displaced in a fresh round of violent attacks in Darfur in which the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces allegedly played a key role. Now its head and the second-in-command of Sudan’s junta, General Hemeti, has threatened to dismantle refugee camps

Sudan Darfur armed attacks At least 49 killed in armed attacks in Sudan’s West Darfur over the past week

Earlier major armed attacks by the Janjaweed militias in the last week of April had targeted West Darfur’s Kereinik town and the capital city of El Geneina, killing at least 200 and displacing around 100,000

Daily Round-up| Ecuadorian movements on indefinite national strike and more stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the strike by Ecuadorian people’s movements, the resignation of the Sadrists in Iraq and the violence in Sudar’s Darfur

Sudan Darfur armed attacks “Security situation in Darfur remains very dangerous”

Reiterating the call for a UN force to protect the displaced who have been “left at the mercy of militias,” Adam Rojal, spokesperson of Darfur’s refugees and IDPs, told Peoples Dispatch that violence in Darfur is part of the military junta’s campaign “to kill the surviving victims of genocide and war crimes” 

Aid group condemns junta-backed militia for attack in Sudan’s Darfur and other stories

Today we look at renewed attacks on communities in Darfur, Sudan; the results of France’s presidential runoff election, and more

Darfur violence, Sudan Over 83,000 displaced due to violence in Sudan’s Darfur region: OCHA

Among the multiple factors driving the violence are alleged mining interests, contest over land and water, and the attempt to end the war with a power-sharing deal between the leadership of the fighting parties without addressing the root causes or involving the communities

Death toll from armed clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur State rises to 132

The violence over the past weekend in El Geneina, the capital city of Sudan’s West Darfur State, has led to over 130 deaths and over 200 injuries. Behind these clashes lie failures in the peace process involving the transitional government and rebel groups

Darfur conflict Multiple waves of violence hit Darfur as UN-AU mission starts withdrawal

A peace deal – in effect a power-sharing agreement between the government and the armed rebel groups – has provided no solution to the root causes of the violence in the region, which has spiked after the decision to end the mandate of the UNAMID to protect civilians

Sudan RSF Trade union coalition in Sudan launches campaign to dissolve government-backed militia

The Sudanese Professionals Association launched the campaign following the torture and killing of a young activist, Bahaeldin Nouri, who was abducted by the intelligence wing of the government-backed Rapid Support Forces on December 21

Sudan mutiny Following mutiny by al-Bashir loyalists, Sudan appoints new intelligence chief

The armed mutiny by military personnel lasted for 15 hours and put into evidence the delicate security situation in the country

Peace in Darfur seems unlikely until dissolution of militias complicit in genocide

The latest bout of violence in Darfur, which is believed to have cost 48 lives, has halted peace negotiations. A sustainable peace process seems unlikely till the militias involved in mass killings are dissolved and those in power who supported them are overthrown