Justice and Equality Movement (JEM)
The long road to peace in Sudan

On August 31, the transitional government and rebel groups signed a peace agreement in Sudan. There is a long way to go before meaningful peace can be achieved and the Sudanese government has to take a number of steps

Sudanese government and majority of the rebel forces sign peace agreement

The transitional government and the bulk of groups that make up the Sudanese Revolutionary Front signed a peace agreement in Juba, South Sudan, after months of talks

Deadline for peace deal in Sudan extended to April 9

The deadline was originally scheduled for December 14 and was extended twice. The latest deadline of March 7 was also pushed back as many issues have not been resolved

Darfur conflict Sudan’s army accused of blocking humanitarian access to central Darfur

The government and four other armed rebel groups had agreed to a ceasefire on October 21 last year to facilitate humanitarian access to the civil war-affected area. Any violation by the government forces might prove to be a set back for the progress made in the peace negotiations so far

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

Darfur peace process suffers a jolt following violent clash

Peace negotiations between Sudan’s government and armed groups was halted after a clash in West Darfur that saw the death of eight people and left several others injured. Many have gone missing

With ceasefire deal, Sudan is one step closer to peace

The Sudanese transitional government signed a ceasefire agreement with a faction of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North

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