Press Releases & Statements

18 Jan, 2021

Another Deadly Massacre Unfolded in El Geneina, West Darfur

Homes torched in Kerending camp. (Radio Dabanga, Photo Courtesy) Another Deadly Massacre Unfolded in El Geneina, West Darfur Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) is deeply saddened and outraged about the horrifying massacre by armed militia in the West Darfur capital of El Geneina (Kerending camp) where more than 80 people are reported to have been...
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08 Jan, 2021

New Year Brings Protests and Violence in Wake of UNAMID Exit from Darfur

New Year Brings Protests and Violence in Wake of UNAMID Exit from Darfur Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) remains gravely concerned for the safety of displaced Darfuris now abandoned by the international community and left to be protected by perpetrators of ongoing violence and human rights abuses, following the exit of UNAMID last week. We...
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04 Jan, 2021

Foreign Policy Spotlight: A Culture of Impunity for Human Rights Violators

Foreign Policy Spotlight: A Culture of Impunity for Human Rights Violators On Monday, December 14, it was announced that Sudan had been formally removed from the United States list of states that sponsor terrorism (SST), following several years of negotiations between the Trump administration and Sudan’s interim government. Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) welcomes the...
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18 Dec, 2020

Approaching Withdrawal of UNAMID Sparks Fear and Protests in Refugee Camps

Approaching Withdrawal of UNAMID Sparks Fear and Protests in Refugee Camps Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) is extremely concerned by the approaching exit of UNAMID and wants to bring attention to the plight of victims whose fates will be determined by their attackers. We share the concerns of IDPs and stand in solidarity with those...
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