Press Releases

12 Feb, 2020

A Cautious First Step – Sudan’s Agreement to Hand Bashir to the ICC

            A Cautious First Step – Sudan’s Agreement to Hand Bashir to the ICC  Washington, DC- Darfur Women Action Group welcomes the Sudanese interim government’s announcement that they will hand over Omar al-Bashir and other wanted indictees to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The news broke yesterday from the Juba-South…

03 Feb, 2020

Mass Killing in Darfur and Across Sudan (December-January)

        Buildings torched by RSF raid in West Darfur (Source: Radio Dabanga)   Nearly a year after the removal of Omar Al-Bashir, civilian security remains a major concern in Darfur and other crisis-affected regions of Sudan. The last two months have seen an alarming number of destabilizing events including a massacre in…

20 Dec, 2019

United States Must Not Lift Sudan from State Sponsors of Terrorism List

        Washington, DC – Darfur Women Action Group calls on the United States to not lift Sudan from the State Sponsors of Terrorism list until Sudanese officials who previously established ties with and supported international terrorist organizations are held accountable. Ex-president Omar Al-Bashir came to power in Sudan in 1989 via a…

18 Dec, 2019

DWAG to Submit Justice for Darfur Letter to UN Security Council Members

          For immediate release Contact: Tell: +1 202.804.6749 ext.105 This week, from December 18th onward, president Niemat Ahmadi will be attending briefings at the United Nations Security Council meeting. She will be submitting an updated version of the “Justice For Darfur” letter to each of the UNSC member states. We greatly…