Press Releases & Statements

09 Jul, 2021

Victory for Justice in Darfur: Ali Kushayb Charges Confirmed

Dear Supporters, DWAG is pleased to inform you that our collective fight for justice in Darfur has paid off and that we must be encouraged to continue to fight for the remaining suspects to be brought to trial before the ICC. Earlier today, July 9, 2021, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that the judges…

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08 Jul, 2021

DWAG Extends Gratitude to ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda for Actively Pursuing Justice

As her historic tenure comes to a close, Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) would like to extend its gratitude to International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda for her tireless and comprehensive work in the pursuit of justice. We are particularly grateful to Ms. Bensouda for advancing investigations of sexual and gender-based crimes to…

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08 Jul, 2021

A Shameful Silence from the Interim Government of Sudan as Violence Plagues West Darfur

  Yesterday Radio Dabanga reported that more than 20 people died and dozens more were injured in the wake of tribal clashes in the Sirba locality of West Darfur. Fighting broke out on July 1 and has lasted for at least four days;news of death and violence continues to come in. The armed assailants have…

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01 Jul, 2021

RSF Responsible for Recent South Kordofan Violence and Ongoing Insecurity

Last week peace talks between the breakaway faction of the Sudan Peace Liberation Movement- North led by Abdelaziz El Hilu (SPLM-N El-Hilu) and the interim Sudanese government adjourned without final agreement. At the crux of the remaining contentious issues is the proposition to fully integrate the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) into a unified, national army….

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