UN Raises Concern Over Ongoing Killings of Masalit Community Members in West Darfur, Sudan

UN expresses concern over killing of Masalit community members in West Darfur, Sudan

Key Points:

  • The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has raised concerns over wanton killings by Arab militias in West Darfur, Sudan, primarily targeting men from the Masalit community.
  • The attacks are reportedly backed by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).
  • The UN has called for urgent action to end the militia attacks targeting those fleeing El Geneina.

Closing thoughts:

It is devastating to hear about the killings of innocent individuals belonging to the Masalit community in West Darfur, Sudan. The violence against this community has been ongoing for years, and it is unacceptable that these attacks continue. The UN’s call for urgent action is necessary to address the root cause of these killings and bring the perpetrators to justice. As a society, we cannot turn our backs on the violence and suffering taking place in various parts of the world. It is our collective responsibility to take action and work towards creating a world where every individual can live without fear of persecution or violence based on their ethnicity, race, or religion.

Original Article: https://www.globalissues.org/news/2023/06/24/34100

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