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June 11, 2019 • Press Release

Fresh evidence of government-sponsored crimes in Darfur shows drawdown of peacekeepers premature and reckless

Amnesty International has disturbing new evidence, including satellite imagery, showing that Sudanese government forces, including the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and allied militias, have continued to commit war crimes and other serious human rights violations in Darfur. In the past year these have included the complete or partial destruction of at least 45 villages, unlawful …

October 7, 2016 • Press Release

Digital volunteers to expose Darfur human rights violations in ‘revolutionary’ crowdsourcing project

Amnesty International is building a network of digital volunteers to help uncover human rights violations and abuses in the conflict-ravaged Sudanese region of Darfur as part of a revolutionary crowdsourcing project launched today. The Decode Darfur interactive platform will enable Amnesty International supporters to analyse thousands of square kilometres of satellite imagery in remote parts …


Ongoing Crimes: Chemical Weapons & Crimes Against Humanity in Darfur

By Scott Edwards, Senior Adviser for Amnesty International’s Crisis Response  Today, Amnesty International is releasing an expansive report on violations of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law in Jebel Mara, Darfur, committed this year by Sudanese government forces and allied militia. One of the most troubling findings in this report is the use of chemical …

September 29, 2016 • Press Release

Sudan: UN Security Council must act over reported use of chemical weapons in Darfur

The UN Security Council must take action over the conflict in Darfur, Amnesty International, after the Sudanese government rejected evidence presented by the organization implicating their forces in the apparent use of chemical weapons against civilians. The Amnesty International investigation, Scorched Earth, Poisoned Air, points to the repeated use of chemical weapons in the remote …


Scorched Earth, Poisoned Air: Sudanese Government Forces Ravage Jebel Marra, Darfur

An Amnesty International investigation has gathered horrific evidence of the repeated use of what are believed to be chemical weapons against civilians, including very young children, by Sudanese government forces in one of the most remote regions of Darfur over the past eight months.

December 18, 2015 • Press Release

Jordan: Imminent deportation of Darfuris to Sudan is an ‘absolute disgrace’

Jordan must not deport the approximately 800 Sudanese asylum-seekers currently being held near Queen Ali International Airport in Amman, Amnesty International said today. The asylum-seekers were taken from outside UNHCR’s office in the capital Amman in the early hours of Wednesday morning and transferred to an industrial area by the airport.


HAPPENING NOW: Number of Darfur Refugees Reaches 6-Year High

More than 30,000 have left Darfur and crossed over into Chad as refugees since the beginning of the year, the highest number to flee in years.

March 27, 2013 • Press Release

10 Years On, Violations Remain Widespread in Darfur

Elements of government forces, along with armed militias, are carrying out multiple large-scale attacks against civilians in North Darfur in what represents the worst instance of violence in recent years.


Sudan: No end to violence in Darfur: Arms supplies continue despite ongoing human rights violations


Sudan: No End to Violence in Darfur

A new report by Amnesty International highlights how arms sales from China and Russia fuel human rights violations in Sudan's Darfur region.