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The purpose of the unilateral truce was initially to create a conducive environment for talks brokered by the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) to end the armed conflict in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states and Darfur region. The AUHIP-led process which seeks to achieve ... Sudan
According to a presidential decree issued on Wednesday, the ceasefire will remain in force until June 30. The truce applies to Sudan's South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, along with the western Darfur region. The ceasefire arose as part of a deal between Washington and Khartoum that also calls for ...

So far this century, Sudan's Darfur region has been known for all the wrong reasons. The conflict that broke out in 2003 has taken thousands of lives and forced millions from their homes, leading to the United Nations and African Union deploying a large peacekeeping mission. Disease prevention in ... Darfur Healthcare
... * Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. The fight against blinding trachoma in Sudan's Darfur region provides a roadmap for other disease-prevention programmes to follow. So far this century, Sudan's Darfur region has been known for all ... Darfur healthcare
2003-present - In the Darfur region of Sudan an estimated 200,000 to 500,000 people are killed. July 2004 - The US House of Representatives and the Senate pass resolutions declaring the crisis in Darfur to be genocide. 2008 - Fugitive Radovan Karadzic, former Bosnian Serb leader, is arrested.
March 25, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A former rebel official who is now part of the Sudanese government accused Eritrea of continuing to support two armed groups from Darfur region: Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and Sudan Liberation Movement led by Abdel Wahid al-Nur (SLM-AW). JPEG - 23.8 ... Darfur

In a response to a High Court petition against the state demanding that it respond to the asylum requests of this population or grant them special humanitarian status, the state on Friday told the court that any legal decision made regarding the Sudanese from the Darfur region would also apply to those ... Asylum Seekers
Shakour, an asylum seeker from Sudan's Darfur region, takes a deep breath and keeps on describing his ordeal. Actually, that ordeal was the first time he had ever performed onstage. “That was the first time I had acted, the first time I really appreciated the significance of art. By nature I'm a very shy person ... Asylum Seekers
While the security situation in Sudans Darfur region remained stable, the causes of the conflict - and their related consequences - have been largely unaddressed, the head of the African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission said Wednesday, calling on holdout armed groups to sign the foundational ... Asylum Seekers
During the UN Security Council's session on the situation in Sudan's Darfur region, the official called on holdout armed groups to sign the foundational 2011 peace agreement without delay, saying "that would be the only way the people of Darfur, and indeed the international community, could have any ... Asylum Seekers
During the UN Security Council's session on the situation in Sudan's Darfur region, the official called on holdout armed groups to sign the foundational 2011 peace agreement without delay, saying "that would be the only way the people of Darfur, and indeed the international community, could have any ... Asylum Seekers
While the security situation in Sudan's Darfur region remained stable, the causes of the conflict – and their related consequences – have been largely unaddressed, the head of the African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission said Wednesday, calling on holdout armed groups to sign the ... Asylum Seekers
This state of peace was confirmed by citizens in Darfur region. However, they told Sudanow that they were afraid that such peace would be just temporary because those who hided their weapons might attack them in the future. Political analysts suggested some ways for overcoming such hurdles. Asylum Seekers
A report by a team of UN independent experts last December 2017 pointed that rebel groups and former rebel commanders are involved in the lucrative human trafficking from Darfur region to Libya. Malha district, which is located in the remote area northern area of North Darfur, is a gathering point for the ... Asylum Seekers
The African Union played the role of juror and judge in Darfur case 2018-03-03 19:18:41 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman The issue of the people of Sudan in the Darfur region has become outside the global radar because the crisis has begun long ago and has not been resolved since its (...) Why President Kiir ... Asylum Seekers
The issue of the people of Sudan in the Darfur region has become outside the global radar because the crisis has begun long ago and has not been resolved since its outbreak in 2003. Moreover, the ruling regime of the National Congress Party led by genocide criminal Omar Hassan Ahmed al-Bashir has ... Asylum Seekers
The armed groups In South Kordofan, Blue Nile states and Darfur region have signed a similar agreement with the UN agencies to end use of child soldiers. On 23 November 2016 The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) signed an Action Plan with the United Nations to end use of child ... Asylum Seekers

In the Darfur region, there is a greater distribution of refugee men compared to women in North Darfur and South Darfur, with a more even distribution in East Darfur. These trends are also reflected in household composition, with a higher proportion of women-headed households in West Kordofan, White ... Asylum Seekers
The SLM-AW refuses to join unilaterally a cessation of hostilities declared by the warring parties in Darfur region. On 24 January, RSF clashed in the border village of Kalabah, some 250 km south of Ed Daein, with a group believed to be JEM-Gibril, which entered from South Sudan. The report didn't provide ... Asylum Seekers
Gamba arrived in Sudan four days ago and visited some conflict areas in Sudan, including South Kordofan and Darfur region. In March 2016, Sudan and the UN signed an Action Plan to end and prevent the recruitment of children in armed conflicts. The Sudanese government has been fighting the rebel ... Asylum Seekers
February 27, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A United Nations special envoy for sexual violence in conflict, Pramila Patten has called to end the culture of denial and to punish the perpetrators of rape crimes in Darfur region. JPEG - 21.4 kb; Awatif Abdallah, 19, holds a letter from the police with a medical report ... Asylum Seekers
February 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, has praised improvement of security situation in Darfur region especially the status of women. According to Ashorooq TV, Patten on Tuesday met with the governor of ... Asylum Seekers
This is the fourth free medical campaign conducted by the Mission in West Darfur and falls within its strategic priorities of protecting civilians and supporting rule of law institutions across the Darfur region. Previous campaigns aimed at students, internally displaced and disabled people in various parts of the ... Asylum Seekers
KHARTOUM, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Sudan and Qatar discussed Sunday the commitment to peace in Darfur region and follow-up on the peace process. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir received Qatar's Deputy Prime Minister Mohamed Bin Abdulrahman al-Thani in Khartoum on Sunday. "We discussed ... Asylum Seekers
Khartoum — A UN senior official who concluded a sever day visit to the Sudan has expressed satisfaction over the outcome of the visit, consultations with six ministers and state ministers, as well as the field visits to North and West Darfur states, beside lengthy meetings with civil society organizations and ... Asylum Seekers
So Israel has granted temporary protected status to Eritreans and Sudanese, and longer-term humanitarian permits to several hundred Sudanese from the war-torn Darfur region. After years of efforts to pressure the migrants to go — including withholding part of their salaries until they left the country, ... Asylum Seekers
Last January in a presidential statement on the situation on Darfur region, the Security Council said concerned by the need for a sustainable solution to the 2.7 displaced persons who have been residing in the camps since 2004. The 15-member body called on the international community to back the ... Asylum Seekers
A report issued by a Geneva based research group last summer suggested that "hundreds of fighters from Chad and Sudan's Darfur region are feeding ... It is estimated that some 1,500 Sudanese fighters, mainly from the Darfur region belonging to groups opposed to the Sudanese government, are fighting ... Asylum Seekers
The pro-government Ashorooq TV reported that during her visit, Patten praised the improvement of the security situation in Darfur region; especially the status of women. With her visit to Darfur the representative aims to inspect the security situation on the ground. A joint statement with the Sudanese ... Asylum Seekers
February 20, 2018 (KHARTOUM) The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, has praised improvement of security situation in Darfur region especially the status of women. According to Ashorooq TV, Patten on Tuesday met with the governor of ... Asylum Seekers
This is the fourth free medical campaign conducted by the Mission in West Darfur and falls within its strategic priorities of protecting civilians and supporting rule of law institutions across the Darfur region. Previous campaigns aimed at students, internally displaced and disabled people in various parts of the ... Asylum Seekers
Established in 2005 the Panel of Experts is tasked with the monitoring of arms embargo, travel ban and asset freeze imposed on those impeding peace in Sudan's Darfur region. The Security Council on Thursday 8 February unanimously passed the resolution 2400 (2018) extending until 12 March 2019 the ... Asylum Seekers
"The Sudan Liberation Movement led by Minni Minnawi (SLM/A), the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), and Sudan Liberation Movement–Transitional Council (SLM–TC) hereby declare an immediate unilateral Cessation of Hostilities for Humanitarian Purposes," said a joint statement by the three ... Asylum Seekers
UN peacekeepers from Bangladesh work in some of the world's hotspots, including the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and the Darfur region of Sudan. Above, peacekeepers on patrol in Bunia, Ituri Province, DRC. At least 132 Bangladeshi peacekeepers have made ... Asylum Seekers
El-Zaki, who comes from the city of Al-Fashir in the country's western Darfur region, knew the risks involved when she decided to study law and specialise in women's and young people's rights. While at university she proposed to write her Masters thesis on war crimes committed by the Sudanese ... Asylum Seekers
February 1, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The United Nations Security Council said it remains concerned by the by the presence of 2.7 Sudanese displaced in displacement camps in Darfur region and called on the conflict parties to create a conducive environment for their return to areas of origin. In a presidential ... Asylum Seekers
Also, Khartoum speaks about support to rebel groups particularly in Darfur region through the Libyan general Hafter who is supported by Cairo. Recently Sudan said Eritrea with the support of Egyptian government is supporting Sudanese rebel to attack the country from the eastern border. Khartoum even ... Asylum Seekers
The International Criminal Court has indicted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide linked to his regime's counter-insurgency tactics in the 14-year-old Darfur conflict. ASSAF says that there are "thousands" from the Darfur region of western ... Asylum Seekers
The international criminal court has indicted the Sudanese president, Omar al-Bashir, on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide linked to his regime's counter-insurgency tactics in the 14-year-old Darfur conflict. ASSAF says that there are thousands from the Darfur region of western ... Asylum Seekers
Sudanese government troops allied to President Omar al-Bashir—who has been indicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for genocide and war crimes—have been accused as recently as September 2016 of using chemical weapons against rebels in the Darfur region, forcing residents to flee. Asylum Seekers
January 26, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan, Chad and the United Nations have signed an agreement for the repatriation of 20,000 Sudanese refugees from Chad to Darfur region during this year. The "Operations Plan for the practical implementation of the return movement" was signed on Friday at the end of ... Asylum Seekers
However, the two sides failed to sign a humanitarian cessation of hostilities in Darfur region. Since then, the mediation team led by the former South African President Thabo Mbeki has not convened a new round of talks as the facilitators seek the bridge the gaps between the Sudanese antagonists. Asylum Seekers
7, 2017, the Sudanese government launched a campaign for collecting arms and unlicensed vehicles in the Darfur region. The government does not have official figures for the number of weapons owned by the civilians in Darfur, but UN statistics estimated it to be around 2 million pieces. The Darfur region ... Asylum Seekers
Mohamed said he learned to cook at home and in restaurants in Sudan's war-wracked Darfur region before coming to Israel. He worked in the service industry in Eilat before making his way to Tel Aviv. The owner is a Sudanese man with documentation, and Mohamed has worked there for a couple years. Asylum Seekers
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will increase its field assistance activities in Sudan's Darfur region in 2018, returning to an area where years of conflict have adversely affected the health and welfare of residents. The ICRC will also for the first time carry out new assistance activities in ... Asylum Seekers
In a report to the Security Council released this week, a panel of five experts says that rebel groups from Darfur region "work as mercenaries" with South Sudanese government and the different warring parties in Libya. Regarding the restive north African country, the report point to the presence in Libya of ... Asylum Seekers
In a report to the Security Council released this week, a panel of five experts says that rebel groups from Darfur region "work as mercenaries" with South Sudanese government and the different warring parties in Libya. Regarding the restive north African country, the report point to the presence in Libya of ... Asylum Seekers
Despite some recent voluntary returns among those displaced in Sudan's Darfur region, lack of security, services and sustainable livelihoods in return areas have become major impediments to returns, the top United Nations peacekeeping official told the Security Council Wednesday. “Thus far, the ... Asylum Seekers
Khartoum — The Red Cross will increase its field assistance in the Darfur region in 2018, returning to an area where it was suspended from by the Sudanese government for years. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) released a press statement today saying that the years of conflict in ... Asylum Seekers
In the with a plan to reduce the UNAMID troops deployed in Darfur region, the peacekeeping mission has to concentrate its patrols for the protection of civilians in Central Darfur state and particularly in Jebel Marra. Despite the relative calm in the rest of the western Sudan region, the security situation in the ... Asylum Seekers


 

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