Civilians bear devastating brunt of fighting in Sudan
On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we discuss the worsening humanitarian crisis in Sudan.
The intensification of the armed conflict between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces has devastated the country. There have been reports of rape, widespread looting, health services collapsing, power and water cuts, and food shortages. More than half the population is in need of humanitarian aid and protection.
Since the start of the fighting, more than 1,000 people have been killed, 1.4 million have been displaced internally, and nearly 500,000 have fled to neighboring countries, including Egypt, Chad and Ethiopia.
Mat Nashed, journalist specializing in the Middle East and North Africa, with a focus on Sudan
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