News / / 01.28.21

RFI: Bashir’s militarisation of tribes behind recent violence in Sudan’s Darfur

The number of those displaced by clashes in Darfur, Sudan hit 123,000 people this week, according to the UN, worrying human rights experts, analysts and commentators about an outbreak of ethnic violence as the combined United Nations/African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur continues its withdrawal.

 Two separate attacks on 16-17 January and 18 January claimed the lives of 250 people and left hundreds injured, with inter-communal violence around Krinding camp, West Darfur, spreading the next day to South Darfur’s Gereida locality, according to the UN refugee agency
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