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Tons of food stolen in Darfur

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A World Food Programme (WFP) warehouse in North Darfur state capital El Fasher was attacked by unknown armed groups who stole thousands of tons of food. More...

ICC official discusses in Sudan accelerating handover of Darfur suspects –...

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The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor has held talks with Sudanese officials on accelerating practical steps to hand over those wanted by the...

International Criminal Court judges order first trial for Darfur war crimes

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Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have ruled that a Sudanese suspect can be charged with 31 counts of war crimes and crimes...

ISS: Sudan needs the ICC for more than its Darfur war...

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As insecurity in the country increases, preventing human rights atrocities is as important as justice for al-Bashir regime crimes. On 26 June, the Sudanese government pledged to...

Kenyan major is UN military gender advocate of the year

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A Kenyan peacekeeper back from a tour of duty in Darfur, Sudan is the 2020 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year. Military gender advisor...

Violence flares for third day in Sudan’s Darfur

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Militia fighters staged a deadly attack in Sudan’s Darfur on Monday, residents said, as doctors said the death toll from a separate attack that...

Darfur displaced fearful as UN peacekeepers hand over to local forces

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Ahlam Hamid fled from her home in Sudan’s Darfur region 17 years ago when government troops and militiamen, some on horseback, raided her village...

UNAMID closes its doors

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UNAMID, the joint African Union/United Nations mission in Darfur, is done and dusted with all uniformed and civilian personnel other than those needed for...

ICC prosecutor says Bashir and other suspects must face justice over...

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Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and other suspects wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes and genocide in Darfur must face...

ICC delegation to visit Sudan to discuss case against Bashir

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An International Criminal Court delegation is to visit Sudan to discuss the cases of ousted president Omar al-Bashir and other former officials, the government...

Port Sudan container terminal blocked in peace deal protest

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Protesters blocked Port Sudan’s container terminal and a road between the eastern city and the capital Khartoum on Sunday to protest against a peace...

Sudan’s Bashir appears at trial over 1989 coup

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Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir appeared in court on Tuesday at the start of a trial over the military coup in which he took...

ISS: Darfur’s conflict could return to square one

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Insecurity and human rights violations are growing in Sudan’s Darfur region. The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa reported recently that rape and...

UNAMID helping to de-escalate Darfur tension

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The joint UN-AU hybrid operation in Darfur (UNAMID) is working with Sudanese and local authorities to de-escalate tensions following violent incidents in two towns,...

Darfur militia leader sent to ICC to face allegations of crimes...

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Darfur militia leader Ali Kushayb has been transferred to the International Criminal Court to face allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity after...

Military aircraft crashes in Darfur

A military transport aircraft crashed after taking off from an airport in Sudan’s West Darfur, killing 18 people on board, according to the military....

Sudan sending troops to west Darfur

Sudan authorities will deploy military forces to West Darfur and suspend peace talks with rebel groups for 24 hours after an outbreak of violence...

Doubts in Darfur

Saleha Nour sells nuts in the market in El Fasher, Darfur and dismisses her new prime minister’s promise of a brighter new future with...

Possibilities for peace and stability bolstered in Darfur

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“Important developments” in Sudan, including a pledge to end the country’s conflicts and the establishment of a transitional government, could edge the country closer...

ISS: Is Sudan ready for UNAMID’s exit?

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The UN Security Council (UNSC) is scheduled to make a decision on the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)...

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