April 12, 2024
UN Wants Sudan’s Warring Sides Held To Account As 3 Million Flee
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UN Wants Sudan’s Warring Sides Held To Account As 3 Million Flee

The United Nations is calling for Sudan’s warring sides to face “accountability” as nearly three months of war have displaced more than three million people.

Britain says it is taking action as it announced sanctions on businesses it said were associated with Sudanese military groups on both sides of the conflict.

Fighting has raged in the northeast African country since mid-April, when army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and his former deputy Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, who commands the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF), turned on each other.

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Safa Msehli, a spokeswoman for the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Geneva, told AFP that more than three million people had fled their homes because of the conflict.

IOM figures showed that more than 2.4 million people were now displaced within Sudan, while nearly 724,000 have escaped across the country’s borders, in a continuously increasing stream.

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