Sudan: Eight Months of Civil War

More than 9,000 civilians have been murdered since the start of fighting in April, and 7.1 million people have been forced from their homes, resulting in the world’s largest displacement crisis ever. Reports from the village of Ardamata reveal that the RSF launched an ethnically-motivated attack against Masalit civilians, resulting in the murder and displacement of the town’s population. Human Rights Watch warn that this is a sign of ethnically targeted killings against the Masalit.

Sudan: Russia’s New Pawn On The Chessboard

On November 16, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an agreement to set up a naval base on the Red Sea coast in Sudan. Given the strategic geographical position of Sudan, Russia has more to gain than to lose.

The Case of Ethiopia: United We Stand, Divided We Fall

On November 4 2020, Ethiopia started a conflict that has caused major disruptions in the population and the international community, leading to a humanitarian crisis. The world is shocked that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, started the conflict against the Tigray region.

Female Genital Mutilation and Improvement in Sudan

Sudan has recently been added to the list of countries that prohibit female genital mutilation. This harmful practice is forbidden in different regions of the world, with annexed conventions which recognise it as violation of human rights.