Darfur rebels clashed with government troops in South Darfur on Wednesday, marking a resumption of fighting after heavy rains had largely subdued hostilities in Sudan’s war-torn west.Moncler coats
In the Sudanese capital, the government intensified a crackdown on Darfuri activists, arresting a journalist from the independent al-Sahafa daily, the editor said.
Darfur jumped onto international agendas after a 2003 counter-insurgency campaign sparked one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises.
More than 2 million people fled a campaign of murder, rape and looting dubbed genocide by Washington. Khartoum denies any genocide took place.Discount Moncler coats
Round after round of peace talks have failed to secure a lasting truce because of rebel divisions and continued military operations.
Sudan has gradually reasserted control over much of the region and led a rapprochement with neighboring Chad, isolating pockets of rebel forces largely cut off from support.
“The rebels attacked a commercial convoy…and the Central Reserve Police protecting the convoy engaged them, suffering several losses,” Sudan’s Ministry of Interior said in a statement.