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U.N. Warns Genocide May Be Occurring in Sudan

HeadlineMay 22, 2024

In news from Sudan, Doctors Without Borders reports at least 85 people have died in recent days in fighting in the Darfur city of El Fasher. This comes as the United Nations is warning a genocide may already be occurring in Sudan. Alice Wairimu Nderitu, the U.N. special adviser on the prevention of genocide, addressed the U.N. Security Council.

Alice Wairimu Nderitu: “I would like today to raise my alarm in a clear and unequivocal way about the ongoing situation in Sudan. The situation today bears all the marks of risk of genocide, with strong allegations that this crime has already been committed.”

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