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The Sudanese military and the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) alliance of rebel movements that signed the Juba Peace Agreement in the South Sudanese capital in October 2020 have agreed on a one-stage Sudanese-Sudanese dialogue—though the SRF initiative originally provided for a dialogue...

A United Nations human rights expert on Sudan has called for accelerated investigations into the killings of protesters and other atrocities, as the death toll since last year’s coup nears 100. Sudan has been rocked by deepening unrest and a violent crackdown against near-weekly mass pr...

On June 6, 2022, the trial of former Darfur Janjaweed leader, Ali Muhammad Ali Abdelrahman, also known as “Ali Kushayb” resumed in The Hague, Netherlands, as witnesses gave their testimonies in Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Abdelrahman is accused of 31 count...

At least 200 people are now known to have died in West Darfur in the latest attack on civilians and local forces blamed on Janjaweed militia. Darfur, the semi-arid western region of Sudan where a vicious civil war erupted in 2003, has seen a new outbreak of fighting over the past few mo...

Since a military coup on October 25 last year and the imposition of a nationwide state of emergency afterward, there have been arbitrary arrests of protesters across Sudan. In recent weeks, that campaign has ramped up as dozens of activists have disappeared only to turn up in state cust...

Two prominent Sudanese political figures who held top positions in the civilian administration before a military takeover in October have been arrested, their Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC) coalition said in a statement on Wednesday. The arrests mark an extension of a crackdown on c...

Sudanese security forces on Sunday killed one protester and wounded dozens in the last pro-democracy demonstrations in January, three months after the coup. The anti-coup protests are spearheaded by the Resistance Committees which call for the return of the armed forces to their barrack...

At least 32 people, including children, have been killed during armed raids in South Sudan’s eastern Jonglei state, according to the United Nations. The attacks on the villages of Dungrut and Machined on Sunday sent civilians from the Dinka Bor community fleeing as armed youths from the...

A prominent Sudanese pro-democracy group has conditionally accepted the UN’s offer to broker an end to political deadlock following the October military coup. Jaafar Hassan, a spokesperson for the Central Council for the Forces of Freedom and Change, said in a press statement on Sunday ...

Protest organizers in Sudan's capital Khartoum announced two days of strikes and civil disobedience after security forces used gunfire and teargas on Monday to disperse demonstrations. The violence was against a coup and medics said seven people had been killed. The toll marked one of t...