International Conference Discussing Peace Opportunities in Sudan (Social Media Sites)

The first international conference on the humanitarian situation in Sudan was held in the Belgian capital, under the slogan “The Forgotten War in Sudan and Opportunities for Peace.”

The conference was organized by the International Alliance for Defending Rights and Freedoms “Justice” in cooperation with the Sudanese National Alliance for Sovereignty and Justice (Expansion) - London.

During the conference, he discussed developments in Sudan since the outbreak of war between the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Forces in mid-April last year.

The conference - which was held at the European Press Club in Brussels - also dealt with developments in the humanitarian situation and the conditions of the displaced inside Sudan, in addition to the refugees who crossed the border into neighboring countries.

During the conference, a documentary film was shown of the violations committed by the Rapid Support Forces during the various stages of the war.

Crimes requiring prosecution

One of the papers presented at the conference compared some of the crimes committed by the Rapid Support, while they were considered war crimes requiring international prosecution, in comparison to the massacres and crimes committed in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Rwanda.

The conference participants called on the European Union and the United Nations to work to open all roads and harness all means for humanitarian aid to reach those in need urgently.

The conference stressed that the only way to stop the suffering of the Sudanese people is for immediate, rapid support from citizens’ homes, civil facilities, hospitals, and educational institutions.

The conference participants appealed to the United Nations, bodies and organizations of the international community to contribute to the reconstruction of Sudan and the need to condemn the rebel Rapid Support Forces and classify them as a “terrorist organization.”

Previous reports indicated the killing of more than 13,000 people and the displacement of more than 7.7 million people, in addition to violations of international and humanitarian law by Rapid Support.

Reports also indicated that in 2023, Sudan will become the second most dangerous place for humanitarian workers in the world.

Source: Al Jazeera