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28

Feb

Sudan: Ali Kushayb, wanted by the International Criminal Court, threatened to kill two human rights defenders (HRDs) in Darfur, western Sudan.

28 February 2020  Two Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) in Darfur, Western Sudan are currently in need of urgent protection as a result of threats to their lives for doing their work as human rights activists. The direct threats against the men were made on 23 January 2020 by Ali Mohammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman, commonly known as Ali Kushayb, […]

12

Feb

Security Council Extends Mandate of Experts’ Panel on Sudan, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2508 (2020)

Security Council Extends Mandate of Experts’ Panel on Sudan, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2508 (2020) The Security Council today extended until 12 March 2021 the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the sanctions regime on Sudan, but some Council members urged the 15-member organ to consider lifting the restrictive measures. Unanimously adopting resolution 2508 (2020) under Chapter VII of the Charter[…]

05

Feb

Refugees from Darfur in Chad learn new farming techniques

When life became unstable in Sudan’s Darfur region, Fatima (not her real name) escaped with her small children to a refugee camp in Eastern Chad. Though she found physical safety, forced displacement brought a new set of challenges. Fatima rented a small plot of land to grow vegetables and raise goats to feed herself and her children.[…]