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Three armed groups extend unilateral cessation of hostility in Darfur (30.11.2017)

Three armed groups extended for two months a unilateral cessation of hostilities in Darfur region and reiterated their commitment to the African Union-brokered Roadmap Agreement for peace in Sudan.In a joint declaration including for the first time the Sudan Liberation Movement - Transitional...

Sudan says militia leader Musa Hilal arrested (27.11.2017)

Sudanese authorities have arrested a powerful militia leader suspected of human rights abuses in the Darfur region. Musa Hilal was detained after fighting with Sudanese forces near his hometown in North Darfur, state media reports. He is a former ally of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and led...

Sudan, UNAMID agree to form arms collection committee for South Darfur (26.11.2017)

The hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said an agreement has been reached to form a tripartite committee to collect illicit arms from IDPs camps in South Darfur. …

UN report urges Sudan to address plight of millions of displaced people in Darfur (21.11.2017)

The United Nations human rights office has called on the Government of Sudan to pursue effective, transparent and durable policies to enable the 2.6 million people who have been internally displaced by the long-running conflict in Darfur to return home voluntarily or to reintegrate into host...

AU, UN team visits Darfur to assess UNAMID reconfiguration process (17.11.2017)

A joint team from the African Union and United Nations has visited Sudan to assess the first phase of the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) reconfiguration and make recommendations for the second phase.

Jebel Marra Task Force expected to become operational on 1 January 2018 (15.11.2017)

The armed groups in Darfur have largely been defeated and the ferocity of intercommunal violence has declined, but anxiety over safety continues to keep many people from returning to their homes, a senior United Nations peacekeeping official told the Security Council on Wednesday. … With the...

Kalma IDPs call to task UNAMID with weapons search operation (14.11.2017)

The residents of South Darfur largest camp for displaced people have rejected a forcible arms collection campaign the authorities plan to carry out in Kalma during the upcoming days and called to leave the operation for the hybrid peacekeeping mission (UNAMID). … The Sudanese army and government...

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