Arab fighters killed babies, boys and men in war on Sudan tribe, mothers allege

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More than 40 Sudanese mothers from the embattled Masalit tribe detailed how their children, mostly boys, were shot, beaten or knifed to death by fighters in the Arab-dominated RSF paramilitary and allied militias. The tribe’s leader alleges this years’ attacks are part of a campaign to exterminate his people.

Period15 Dec 2023

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  • TitleArab fighters killed babies, boys and men in war on Sudan tribe, mothers allege
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletReuters
    Media typeWeb
    Date15/12/23
    DescriptionMore than 40 Sudanese mothers from the embattled Masalit tribe detailed how their children, mostly boys, were shot, beaten or knifed to death by fighters in the Arab-dominated RSF paramilitary and allied militias. The tribe’s leader alleges this years’ attacks are part of a campaign to exterminate his people.
    Producer/AuthorMaggie Michael
    URLhttps://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/sudan-politics-darfur-males/
    PersonsMelanie O'Brien

Keywords

  • genocide
  • Darfur
  • Sudan
  • gender