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Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid

New York: The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished youngsters are expected to die without urgent humanitarian intervention, UN agencies said on Friday.

Sudan: World Bank provides $100 million in emergency support

New York: The UN World Food Programme (WFP) in Sudan has received a $100 million contribution from the World Bank to assist with critical emergency cash and food sustenance in Sudan.

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘good faith’ effort by all, ahead of direct talks

New York: The UN chief has called for military authorities in Sudan and civilian representatives and political leaders, to enter direct talks over the future of the country in “good faith”, following continued unrest.

Consensus emerging on many issues, UN’s Sudan envoy tells Security Council

New York: The United Nations envoy for Sudan told the Security Council today that consensus has emerged on many issues towards establishing a functional government, warning that Khartoum could lose out on billions of external aid without such an administration.

Sudan urged to stop unnecessary use of force against protestors

New York: Authorities in Sudan must immediately halt unnecessary and disproportionate use of force against protesters, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday, calling for those responsible for abuses to be brought to justice.

Sudan: Refrain from ‘disproportionate use of force’ against protesters

New York: Reported killings and injuries during peaceful demonstrations in Sudan is a cause for deep concern, said the UN human rights office on Friday (OHCHR).

Authorities urged to protect women and children following violence and protests in Sudan

New York: Authorities in Sudan must protect boys and girls from violence, a senior official with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday, following recent deadly inter-communal clashes in West Darfur and protests in the capital, Khartoum. 

Sudan protests: Security forces in spotlight over sexual violence allegations

New York: In Sudan, reports of serious sexual violence and the use of live ammunition against protesters at the weekend must be investigated immediately, the UN rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday.

Sudan: Mistrust deepens following military takeover

New York: In the wake of the 25 October military takeover in Sudan, discussions on the way forward are underway but restoring trust will be a challenge, the top UN official in the country, Volker Perthes, told the Security Council on Friday.

Bachelet condemns killings of peaceful protesters in Sudan

New York: At least 39 people have been killed by security forces in Sudan since the 25 October military coup, 15 of whom were reportedly shot dead on Wednesday, according to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. 

Sudan coup: Human Rights Council hears calls for return to democratic rule

New York: International calls for the restoration of democratic government in Sudan continued on Friday, as the Human Rights Council met in special session in Geneva to discuss the recent military coup.

Mediation efforts to resolve Sudan crisis underway, UN envoy reports

New York: Multiple mediation efforts are underway in Sudan one week after the military seized power, UN Special Representative for the country, Volker Perthes, told journalists in New York on Monday.

Ahead of Sudan protests, UN chief asks military to ‘show restraint’

New York:  With mass civil protests against this week’s military coup planned for Saturday in Sudan, the UN Secretary-General has a simple message: “I urge the military to show restraint, and not to create any more victims.”

Guterres calls again for detained leaders’ release after Sudan coup

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday renewed his call for the immediate release of all those detained in the military coup in Sudan, as the Security Council meets behind closed doors in New York to discuss the crisis.

Sudanese people will resist against military coup: Foreign Minister

Khartoum/UNI/Sputnik: Sudanese people reject the ongoing military coup and will fight against it, Foreign Minister Mariam Sadig al-Mahdi said on Monday.