Just over two weeks after the end of the UN-African Union joint peace operation in Darfur, other tribal clashes in Darfur broke out in Darfur in January, killing more than 200 people.
Since Saturday, near Alguinana, the capital of Western Darfur, nearly 90 people have been killed and nearly 200 wounded in Sudan since tribal clashes between members of the Masalit tribe and armed militias composed mainly of Arab nomads .
In a statement issued on Wednesday, April 7, the local branch of the Central Physicians Committee was established in 2016 to represent the Sudanese medical community. The branch announced that it has been included “37 people died and 59 were injured [supplémentaires], Which means that a total of 87 people were killed and 191 injured.” A report issued by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs the day before yesterday stated that 56 people were killed.
Central Physician Committee “Condemns the attacks on institutions and medical personnel in the strongest terms” In particular, it claimed that the Sultan Tajuddin medical complex was attacked by rocket launchers. The committee restricts the following behaviors: “A barbaric act that cannot be justified under any circumstances”.
On Monday night, the authorities declared a state of emergency and deployed troops in Western Darfur.This “Humanitarian operations and flights have been suspended” Al-Geneina, the assistance center in the area “More than 700,000 people”, According to the United Nations. In January, two weeks after the end of the UN-African Union (HIDD) joint peace mission in Darfur, similar conflicts killed more than 200 people, most of them in Western Darfur.
Clashes broke out in the region in 2003 between the regime of former President Omar Al-Bashir, which was deposed under street pressure in April 2019, while members of ethnic minorities claiming to be marginalized Conflicts also broke out between.The authorities deployed armed militias composed mainly of Arab nomads, especially accused of “Ethnic cleansing”.
According to the United Nations, the violence resulted in the death of approximately 300,000 people and the displacement of more than 2.5 million people, mainly in the first few years of the conflict. The Transitional Government signed a peace agreement with several rebel groups in October, particularly in Darfur. However, some insurgent groups in the area have not yet signed it.