Rapid Support Forces (RSF)
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

As protests intensify, Sudan’s PM and President spar over civilian takeover of economy

Sudan’s president General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has defended military dominance of the country’s economy after the civilian PM, Abdalla Hamdok, sought the transfer of proceeds from army-run businesses to the finance ministry

Sudan protests Several injured and 77 detained as police attack protest rally in Sudan

A rally on the anniversary of the ratification of the Constitutional Declaration in Sudan was attacked by the police on Monday. Protesters asked the govt. to set up the legislative council and and solve the economic crisis

Sudanese protest against continuing atrocities by Rapid Support Forces militia

The Rapid Support Forces militia has reportedly engaged in brutal violence in the States of South and West Darfur, as well as the State of South Kordofan, over the past few weeks.

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

End to Sudan’s civil war may hinge on formation of legislative council

After the violence in West Darfur which left over 50 dead, Sudan’s civilian forces are pushing for the formation of a legislative council which can revoke the immunity to military generals

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

Six months after Khartoum massacre, justice remains elusive

Thousands of Sudanese people marched on December 4, demanding justice for the families of over 120 people who were massacred by militia forces in Khartoum on June 3

Sudan protest In Sudan, demands for justice and accountability remain unmet

On October 21, tens of thousands of Sudanese took to the streets, demanding a ban on the party of ousted president Omar al-Bashir and justice for the victims of the June 3 massacre

Sudanese protesters demand replacement of chief justice and attorney general Sudanese protesters demand replacement of chief justice and attorney general

The current chief justice and attorney general were appointed by the military junta and are perceived to have close ties with the regime of ousted president Omar al-Bashir

sudan-swearing-in Head of military junta takes charge as transitional president of Sudan

A 11-member sovereignty council, headed by the new president general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, was also sworn in on August 21. Abdullah Hamdok, an economist, was also sworn in as prime minister on the same day

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