Violence must stop all over Sudan, restoring stability in Darfur region : UN

The United Nations mission of Sudan has called a meeting in which they stated that Sudan needs to work on their country in order to stop violence in all parts of the country as well as a need to restore stability in Sudan’s Darfur region. 

The United Integrated Transitional Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) expressed their concern via a statement over the recent violent incidents in Darfur due to which dozens of people lost their lives, besides the death of two protestors in the capital in Khartoum. 

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The UN continuously received reports of violent incidents in and around Jebel Moon in West Darfur in the past few weeks. They reported the burning of villages and the sudden death of ten Sudanese, also representing another alarming sign of the increasing instability in Sudan, the statement added. 

Furthermore, the statement added that “violence must stop all over Sudan, and those responsible must be held accountable.”

As per the reports, which stated that the tribal fighting took place earlier this week on Thursday at the Jebel Moon area in Sudan’s West Darfur State, due to which 17 people lost their lives. 

Moreover, two protestors were killed during a protest in Khartoum on the same day (Thursday), as per the reports by non-governmental organizations. 

Sudan has been continuously suffering from political crisis, especially after the general commander of the Sudanese Armed Forces ‘Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan’ declared a state of emergency on October 25, 2021, and dissolved the Sovereign Council and the government.

Since then, Khartoum and other cities have witnessed continued protests demanding a return to civilian rule.

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The statement highlighted by the UN that “violence must stop all over Sudan, and those responsible must be held accountable.” Earlier, local media said tribal fighting took place on Thursday at the Jebel Moon area in Sudan’s West Darfur State, which resulted in the killing of 17 people.