Focus SUDAN Issue dated 30/11/2020

Will Sudan's lost legions return to Darfur from Libya and Yemen?

The Darfur rebels and their sworn enemies, the Janjaweed militias, who are currently serving as auxiliaries on the battle fronts in Libya and Yemen, have been invited by their commanders to return to Darfur following the signing of a peace agreement in early October. These fighters, who are well paid by their foreign employers, are doubtful, however, about staking their futures on a peace which is far from certain to hold. [...] (1242 words)
Signing of the Juba agreement on October 3, 2020. On the left, Asam Saeed (Baja Opposition Alliances), in the center Minni Minawi (Sudan Liberation Army), on the right Jibril Ibrahim (Justice and Equality Movement).
Signing of the Juba agreement on October 3, 2020. On the left, Asam Saeed (Baja Opposition Alliances), in the center Minni Minawi (Sudan Liberation Army), on the right Jibril Ibrahim (Justice and Equality Movement). ©ATIOL ELMALIK/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
The Darfur rebels and their sworn enemies, the Janjaweed militias, who are currently serving as auxiliaries on the battle fronts in Libya and Yemen, have been invited by their commanders to return to Darfur following the signing of a peace agreement in early October. These fighters, who are well paid by their foreign employers, are doubtful, however, about staking their futures on a peace which is far from certain to hold. [...] (1242 words)
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