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More than 15,000 people displaced in new Darfur violence, U.N. says

More than 15,000 people displaced in new Darfur violence, U.N. says

RENEWED tribal violence near the western Sudanese city of El Geneina over the past week has displaced more than 15,000 people, the United Nations said. The war-weary Darfur region has seen an increase in violence recently, humanitarian groups say, which analysts link to a peace deal signed in October 2020 that has led to some groups to jostle for power while not adequately addressing security concerns. According to the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, a personal dispute in the village of Adikong between two men from the Masalit tribe and an unspecified Arab nomadic group sparked the…
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