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October 22, 2022

Reuters: Darfur violence caused 230,000 to flee in '08 - UN. Nearly a quarter of a million civilians have been forced to flee violence in Sudan's war-torn Darfur region this year as the conflict shows no sign of abating, the U.N. chief said in a report on Tuesday. In a bleak new report to the U.N. Security Council, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the humanitarian situation in Darfur was desperate, while international peacekeepers and aid workers found themselves increasingly at risk from attack.

Agence France-Presse: Rights group slams Sudan probe on Darfur crimes. A leading human rights group on Tuesday slammed Sudanese investigations into Darfur atrocities as "window dressing" and a flagrant attempt to derail legal cases being built by the world court. Human Rights Watch spoke out one week after local officials said a special Sudanese prosecutor, investigating alleged crimes in Darfur, ruled there were grounds to try an Arab militia leader who was backed by the state. "The Sudanese government is putting up more window dressing as part of its ongoing effort to block the investigations of the International Criminal Court," said Georgette Gagnon, Africa director at Human Rights Watch.

Bloomberg: Sudan's Kordofan Region May Become Second Darfur, Group Says. The governments of both Sudan and the semi-autonomous region of South Sudan continue to appropriate and divide Arab and African tribes along the border between the two countries, creating a situation that could lead to another Darfur, according to a report. Both Sudan's ruling National Congress Party and the dominant party in southern Sudan, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement, have been manipulating ethnic groups in South Kordofan in order to win elections scheduled for 2009, the Brussels-based International Crisis Group said in an Oct. 21 report.

Bloomberg: Ugandan Rebels May Have Sold Children in Darfur, Monitor Says. Uganda's rebel Lord's Resistance Army may have sold up to 30,000 children it abducted in its two decade-war as mercenaries in the volatile Darfur region of neighboring Sudan, the Daily Monitor reported, citing a Ugandan government official. The rebels sold the children as soldiers, porters and sex slaves, the Kampala-based newspaper reported, citing Stephen Kagoda, permanent secretary of Uganda's Ministry of Internal Affairs.

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