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It has also made it difficult to determine the exact extent of the massacre. A post shared by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on Jun 11, 2019 at 10:01am PDT. Buzzfeed is reporting that RSF has shut down nearly … MILITIA in Sudan carried out mass rapes as they attacked a pro-democracy protest camp in the capital Khartoum, it has been reported. "the Chairperson calls on all international partners to reinforce common efforts towards the immediate cessation of the violence and rapid resumption of negotiations for a political settlement.[85]. [10] Hundreds of unarmed civilians were injured, hundreds of unarmed citizens were arrested, many families were terrorised in their home estates across Sudan,[11][7] and the RSF raped more than 70 women and men. To my followers/supporters who this is too much for I am also sorry but my regularly scheduled content/reviews is also on pause. The event has been dubbed the “Sudanese Massacre” and ended negotiations between the RSF and the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), a group of pro-democracy organizers. Yesterday, an independent national commission started its in-person investigation on the violent dispersal by government forces of the protesters at the sit-in in front of the Sudanese army’s General Command in Khartoum on June 3, 2019, causing the death of at least 127 demonstrators. Tens of thousands remained in place in Khartoum and other camps around the country, demanding a fast transition to civilian rule. "[37], International criminal lawyer Celine Bardet of We are not Weapons of War said that evidence gathering for the systematic use of sexual violence as a tool of war needed separate consideration to other evidence gathering, because of social stigma against women testifying about the events. "[40], On 12 June 2019, the Sudanese Doctors' Syndicate published a list of 104 people that were killed on or after 3 June, including 12 children. He stated that 47 victims of the massacre died on 3 June, with a total of 124 dying from 3 to 20 June. [69], On Wednesday 5 June, the DFCF called on all countries and international organisations to stop dealing with Sudan's Transitional Military Council. [49] On 30 July, El Amin stated that the sit-in was disbanded by "a large military force wearing RSF uniforms and riot police" and that the massacre had been "premeditated and planned". [36], Sit-ins in Port Sudan, el-Gadarif and Sinja were also "raided and attacked by the RSF" on 3 June. I am injured currently.” And all I could do this post this. The Khartoum massacre occurred on Monday, 3 June 2019, when the military armed forces of the Sudanese Transitional Military Council, headed by the Rapid Support Forces, the immediate successor organisation to the Janjaweed militia, used heavy gunfire and teargas aiming at dispersing a sit-in by prot [47] The Sudan Forensic Doctors Union described the result of the enquiry as "poor and defective", and the FFC, the Sudanese Women's Union, the Sudanese Professionals Association and the Democratic Lawyers' Alliance rejected the report. [12][13], In October 2019, during the 39-month planned transition to democracy, an official Khartoum massacre investigation commission was created as required under Article 7. [81], An online social media trend with the hashtag #BlueForSudan started several days after the massacre, representing solidarity for the protest movement, with blue signifying the favourite colour of Mohamed Mattar, one of the victims of the massacre.[43]. If you want to support me please share this information as widely as possible and don’t be silent. Abbas, a 22-year-old student from Khartoum, is one of the witnesses of the brutal massacre during which hundreds of peaceful demonstrators were killed and several hundreds injured. [23] There were many attempts to disperse protesters and clear the sit-in in front of the Military HQ in Khartoum. Witnesses are also reporting that the RSF is not allowing them to touch or recover the bodies of dead protestors presumably because they plan to dump them in the river. There’s a massacre happening in my country Sudan’s and a media blackout and internet censorship for four consecutive days. 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Al-Bashir had led a combination of a military dictatorship and a Muslim Brotherhood–led regime. Please keep the people of Sudan in your thoughts and prayers, #Roommates ?? [30], Estimating the numbers of victims was difficult in the days following the massacre because of Internet blockage and the presence of security forces. The incident led to the AU suspending Sudan’s membership in the organization. Hundreds killed in massacre … The actual body count from the massacre continues to grow and more bodies are discovered in the Nile River. [41] The majority of the victims were killed by gunfire, while others were stabbed to death, burned, or had their skulls crushed after being run over by Janjaweed pick-up trucks. Soldiers and paramilitary groups earlier this month opened fire on a pro-democracy sit-in in Khartoum, leaving at least 118 people dead, the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors said. On 27 July, an Attorney-General enquiry requested by the TMC attributed responsibility to "at least eight high-ranking officers" and stated a death toll of 87 and no rapes. Many Sudanese artists designed and created pieces of art that show the scale of the massacre. The RSF continues to raid hospitals in search of wounded protestors and doctors treating them. [28], On 3 June 2019 the military armed forces of the TMC headed by the Rapid Support Forces, the immediate successor organisation to the Janjaweed militia and NISS, together with other TMC forces[29] used heavy gunfire and teargas as well as sound bombs aiming at dispersing the sit-in killing more than 100[6] people with difficulties in estimating the actual numbers. Sudanese influencer and beauty blogger Shahd Khidir posted a series of photos on Instagram on June 6th that called for help from the international community. #PrayersUp: #Rihanna speaks on the #SudanMassacre! The Sudanese Massacre or “Khartoum Massacre” resulted in 124 deaths, 700 injuries, and over 70 cases of rape. In Khartoum, the rally began from the house of one of the victims and proceeded towards the site of the massacre. [33] Seventy women and men were raped by the RSF according to doctors in Khartoum hospitals. [48] On 30 July, the DBA committee stated that eight rape victims were receiving psychological therapy; one in Omdurman had committed suicide as a result of the rape; one rape victim had been forced by social stigma to search for another home for her and her family. Emirati Minister of Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash stated "We are concerned about the massacre we've seen. If this offends you, I am sorry. Egypt had held the city for some time, but the siege the Mahdists engineered and carried out from 13 March 1884 to 26 January 1885 was enough to wrest control away from the Egyptian administration. At dawn on Monday, June 3, paramilitary forces raided the sit-in opposite the Army General Command in Khartoum, Sudan, raining fire on protesters and bringing an end to six months of a largely peaceful uprising. [37] Nahid Jabrallah attributed the murders to the RSF. Right after sunrise on Monday, June 3, paramilitary forces opened fire on peaceful protestors staging a sit-in opposite the Army General Command in Khartoum, Sudan. On 11 April 2019, the military removed al-Bashir from power in a coup d'état and created a Transitional Military Council (TMC). [16] The No to Oppression against Women Initiative objected to the absence of women members on the commission. The Khartoum massacre occurred in 2019 amongst the Sudanese Revolution. There were several reports of bodies thrown into the Nile. Protesting a deadly military raid on a sit-in in Khartoum, Sudan, and American arms sales to Saudi Arabia at the White House on Saturday. #sudanuprising #sudanese_protest #مجزرة_القيادة_العامة #عيد_شهيد #اعتصام_رويال_كير #اعتصام_القيادة_العامه #السودان @wawa_waffles @sudanuprising.updates #sudanrevolts #sudanuprising #iamsudan #iamsudanrevolution #sudanese #freesudan, A post shared by Shahd ?? Natives … New outlets began covering the story and the international community has since taken notice. By ordering these attacks, the Transitional Military Council has put the transition process and peace in Sudan in jeopardy. The SPA warned that military trucks of NISS, the RSF and other state security forces were accumulating around the area of the sit-in. Sudanese protests started in December 2018 after which the military removed Omar al-Bashir and established a Transitional Military Council which is headed by the Lieutenant-General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan. [38], Pramila Patten from the United Nations (UN) called for a UN human rights monitoring team to be sent to Sudan and for "rapes and gang rapes of protesters, women's rights defenders and women medical personnel working in hospitals near the sit-in" to stop. [22] For about two months the TMC engaged the SPA in dialogue and discussion on how to shift to a transitional government, disagreeing over whether the transitional government should be civilian-led or military-led. The RSF Blocked Internet Access for Civilians. [3][66], On Tuesday, Khartoum was tense with many roads barricaded by protesters, shops shut and streets mostly empty. [2], On 9 June, witnesses reported the smell of rotten corpses coming from drainage channels and suspected that soldiers had thrown victims there. It is served by Khartoum International Airport, with another airport, Khartoum New International Airport, under construction. [38] Online social network images showing women's underwear on a pole and a room full of women's clothing were considered "unverified" as of 20 June 2019[update]. [66][10][70][71], On Thursday 6 June, the African Union Peace and Security Department issued a statement suspending the participation of Sudan in all AU activities with immediate effect - "until the effective establishment of a civilian-led transitional authority," which it described as the only way to "exit from the current crisis". [16] The commission is led by human rights lawyer Nabil Adib and with no women members, which the No to Oppression against Women Initiative objected to.[17]. "[61] In late July, the FFC requested that the constitutional declaration, a document intended to add details complementary to the political agreement, should give no immunity against prosecution to any civilian or military leaders of the transition institutions. [36] Following the massacre, some bodies were recovered that wore uniforms belonging to the Sudanese Army. The violent dismantling of the sit-in in front of the army command in Khartoum on June 3, also known as the 29 Ramadan massacre, caused the death of 127 people. It’s really hard being an influencer and sharing information that is “off brand” and not worthy of the “feed” but I cannot hold this in anymore. About 700 protesters and others present at the sit-in that day were injured. He was missing for 4 days and when I got in touch with him he said: “I was caught, beaten and abused and humiliated and arrested and had my phone confiscated from me. [63] The members of the men-only commission, headed by human rights lawyer Nabil Adib, were nominated on 20 October. After the … [50] Some of the military vehicles and equipment used in the massacre were manufactured in the UAE. THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY HAS BEEN SILENT. شهد (@hadyouatsalaam) on Jun 6, 2019 at 9:05am PDT. Four people were shot dead by the TMC forces in Khartoum. The Khartoum massacre occurred on 3 June 2019, when the armed forces of the Sudanese Transitional Military Council, headed by the Rapid Support Forces, the immediate successor organisation to the Janjaweed militia, used heavy gunfire and teargas to disperse a sit-in by protestors in Khartoum, killing more than 100 people, with difficulties in estimating the actual numbers. The negotiations turned into a stalemate and instead of agreeing on a way forward the military has seized power and imposed their will with brutal force. Khartoum massacre a year on: ‘If I told them I was a doctor I wouldn’t be talking now’ Irish-based doctor recalls the day Sudanese military opened fire on demonstrators Wed, Jun 3, 2020, 13:44 They also called on the international community to start looking into "the ongoing violations and crimes committed by (TMC) in all cities and towns and to stop it immediately." Over 40 bodies were weighed down with rocks and thrown in the river according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD). The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, condemned the use of excessive force by Sudan's security agents and said he was "alarmed" by reports that forces had opened fire inside a hospital. The Battle of Khartoum, Siege of Khartoum or Fall of Khartoum was the conquest of Egyptian-held Khartoum by the Mahdist forces led by Muhammad Ahmad. The militia was also responsible for war recent crimes in Darfur. The appointment of the commission led by Mr Adib came after repeated calls for justice from protest and civilian groups as well as the families of the victims. [74][75] As roads were blocked, almost all formal and informal businesses were closed, including, banks, public transport and Khartoum International Airport, where several airlines cancelled their Sudan flights following the massacre and passengers were left waiting outside airport's departures terminal. Khalid Kodi from Boston College, United States, made a painting that depicts a Sudanese woman in front of the military headquarters, with the woman symbolising the women who were raped[2] by the RSF[37] during the massacre. The hashtag #BlueForSudan started trending on Twitter with civilians sharing footage of military forces breaking up the peaceful sit … A google search will bring up sporadic news stories of a massacre, hindered by an internet and media blackout in Khartoum. [32] Hundreds of unarmed civilians were injured, hundreds of unarmed citizens were arrested and many families were terrorised in their home estates across Sudan. Khartoum is an economic and trade centre in Northern Africa, with rail lines from Port Sudan and El-Obeid. June 3rd Massacre On April 6, 2019, protestors staged a sit-in in Khartoum to pressure the then ruling dictator Omar Al Bashir to step down. [38] Activist Dalia El Roubi stated that "the symbolism behind the rape of women is very substantial, it's aimed at breaking society" and that the sexual violence of the 3 June massacre was a deliberate action by the RSF to "break" communities in a similar way to which communities were "broken" in Darfur. [38] Nahid Jabrallah, founder of the Sima Centre for Women and Children's Studies, and other activists and journalists, stated that there were extensive testimonies of gang rapes and other sexual violence by the RSF during the 3 June attacks. [31], As of the evening of 4 June 2019, there were reports of a large number of victims in the field of the sit-in with difficulty evacuating them. Bardet said that, as of June 2019[update], evidence was being collected about "a fair amount of sexual violence" that might be used as evidence of an international crime, if the sexual violence were "systematic, targeted and [had] a specific objective". [24][25][26], On 30 May, the SPA expressed concern that a lethal attack by the TMC was intended, stating that on 29 May, "two citizens including a pregnant lady were shot dead by the TMC forces." [28][68], On Tuesday the United Nations Security Council met on at the request of Britain and Germany to hear a briefing from UN envoy Nicholas Haysom, who has been working with the African Union (AU) on a solution to the crisis in Sudan. Their message was clear: power-sharing in return for guarantees that nobody from the council will be tried. The protesters have blamed the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) of planning and carrying out the massacre. The RSF is attempting to cover up their crimes and Khartoum is essentially under military occupation. Street protests took place in Khartoum in response to the report. Please, just send me an email. The Sudanese Massacre was not being covered by most news outlets and she implored news agencies and other influencers to bring attention to their plight. [82] "The Troika condemns the violent attacks in Sudan on 3rd June, which resulted in the killing and injuring of many peaceful civilian protesters. [36], France 24 documented evidence that the rapes of 70 women and men during the massacre[2][3] were a deliberate campaign to "break the girls". Protestors scattered and hid in surrounding buildings to avoid the gunfire. The report said that the 3 June massacre was carried out using techniques by the Sudanese authorities in which they "purposefully pre-positioned" their units and armed them with tear gas and assault rifles before the attack was initiated. [17], On 5 March 2020, an investigation by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) stated that Sudanese security forces had planned the attack against pro-democracy stagings in Khartoum. Soldiers broke through the demonstrators’ barricades, burnt their tents to the ground, and shot at and beat protesters. The soldiers smashed through protestor barricades, burnt their tents to the ground, and shot protestors indiscriminately. In this regard, he calls for an immediate and transparent investigation in order to hold those all responsible accountable. Norway,  United Kingdom,  United States – On 4 June, the Troika issued a statement on developments in Sudan. [citation needed], In total, more than 200 military vehicles were used in the attack, with more than 10,000 soldiers and other unidentified personnel in police uniforms. PHR stated, "Security forces' horrific tactics – sexual violence, including rape, use of tear gas, whips, batons, and live ammunition – killed and critically injured hundreds of civilians. [66][65][67] The leaders also added that there is no room for negotiations," as military leaders attempted to do damage control in the face of international criticism of Monday's indiscriminate killings. The initial protests two months ago led to the autocratic leader Al-Bashir being ousted. …to be known as the June 3 massacre, which occurred when forces cleared demonstrators from one of their primary spots in Khartoum; more than 100 people are thought to have been killed. Prior to the massacre, the two sides were making progress and had agreed on a 3-year deal to transition to democracy. Al-Karib criticised the lack of support from international "multimillion-dollar agencies and NGOs" with "fancy conference rooms to strategise in", stating that the "actors that are traditionally tasked with addressing sexual violence [remained] unable or unwilling to end Sudan's sexual violence epidemic and help its survivors achieve justice. [47], The Darfur Bar Association (DBA) created a Truth and Fact-finding Committee to investigate the massacre, primarily the incidents of rape. The blackout is creating difficulties for protestors to organize, find family & friends, and get information out to the international community. [48], The National Umma Party formed an enquiry committee led by Yousef El Amin. (16) of the Sudanese August 2019 Draft Constitutional Declaration,[14][15] under the authority of transition period Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. Activists concluded that there had been army soldiers who refused to attack the protestors or had attempted to protect them, whereupon they too had been murdered. [51], The New Arab and Middle East Eye similarly argued that "The blooded assault was launched shortly after top Sudanese generals visited Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Egypt to secure support for their takeover, with observers arguing the transitional military council received a green light from the three powerful Arab states for their move". [2][3] The Internet was almost completely blocked in Sudan in the days following the massacre, making it difficult to estimate the number of victims. Two medics who were present at the Khartoum sit-in were also raped during the massacre. The chief of the RSF, Hemedti, was named Vice President of the Military Council, presided over by Burhan. Powered by. [37] After the main attack, the RSF shot wounded protestors in three Khartoum hospitals. [55][56], The Political Agreement between the TMC and the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) alliance for a Sudanese transition to democracy, which was initially agreed on verbally on 5 July 2019[57][58] and signed on 17 July,[59][60] includes a plan for an independent Sudanese investigation into the 3 June Khartoum massacre "and related incidents of human rights violations committed against civilians or militaries". The people of Sudan deserve an orderly transition, led by civilians, that can establish the conditions for free and fair elections, rather than have rushed elections imposed by the TMC’s security forces". Despite their success at removing the dictator, revolutionaries were unable to take power from the military who refused to relinquish control of the country. At least 30 people have died after Sudanese security forces launched a massive crackdown against protesters at a central Khartoum sit-in.. … At Sudan’s Royal Care Hospital, RSF soldiers forced 50 wounded protestors to evacuate and arrested a doctor that had been part of the sit-in protest. [72][73], On Sunday 9 June 2019, normally a regular working day in Sudan, protesters launched a civil disobedience campaign aiming at removing the TMC. [18][19] Protesters supported by the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA)[20][21] and democratic opposition groups engaged in street demonstrations, calling on the ruling Transitional Military Council to "immediately and unconditionally" step aside in favour of a civilian-led transitional government, and urging other reforms in Sudan. There is no objective media sharing what’s going on expect for @aljazeeraenglish which had their offices shot down.” She goes on to say her friend was murdered in the massacre. The list below includes the name of the victim (some unidentified), the date of death, age, hospital and cause of death as indicated by the Sudanese Doctors' Syndicate:[42], The military armed forces of the Transitional Military Council (TMC), headed by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF, derived from Janjaweed militias) led by Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo ("Hemedti"),[44] the immediate successor organisation to the Janjaweed militia, are widely attributed as being responsible for the attack. [27] On 1 June, the SPA said that it had reason to believe that the TMC was "planning and working to end the peaceful sit-in at the headquarters with excessive force and violence" after three people were killed in incidents on the fringes of the demonstration during the previous week. The DBA claimed that it had "ample evidence" of responsibility of TMC for the massacre and that the "decision to disband the sit-in" took place at a meeting including all TMC members, the Attorney-General, police chiefs and security directors. Buzzfeed is reporting that RSF has shut down nearly all access to internet and phone services throughout the country following the massacre. My friend @mattar77 was MURDERED by the Rapid Support Forces. On 21 September 2019, the transition period prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, issued a decision to initiate the official Khartoum massacre investigation with a 7-member committee of lawyers, independent from all other state bodies, to be assigned to carry out the investigation. Negotiations broke down in May and tensions mounted until the massacre last week in Khartoum. [76][77][78][79] The general strike was followed by about 60–100% of workers, varying between sectors, for a total of 3 days[80][81] and was followed on 12 June by an agreement between the TMC and the opposition to free political prisoners, stop the strike, and resume negotiations. There is no objective media sharing what’s going on expect for @aljazeeraenglish which had their offices shot down. [40] Al-Karib said that the activists "understood the root causes and politics behind sexual violence" and "approached sexual violence as a crime connected [to] power relations", while "not [undermining] how personal it is as a crime". At least forty of the … Gargash also called for dialogue which he hoped would prevail in Sudan, stating "The regional experience has taught us that the orderly and conservative transition of the state and its institutions is the only way to avoid years of chaos and loss". A trauma centre in Khartoum documented 16 cases of rape, a number believed to be low because of the social stigma of reporting sexual assault. The Khartoum massacre occurred on 3 June 2019, when the armed forces of the Sudanese Transitional Military Council, headed by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), the immediate successor organisation to the Janjaweed militia,[5] used heavy gunfire and teargas to disperse a sit-in by protestors in Khartoum, killing more than 100 people,[6] with difficulties in estimating the actual numbers. The Internet in Sudan was almost completely blocked during and following the massacre,[12][13] Janjaweed militias had wide presence throughout Khartoum and prevented documenting the number of victims. He confirmed rapes, throwing of bodies into the Nile, and burning of tents. Unfortunately, no doubt can now exist that General Gordon was among those massacred when Khartoum fell into the hands of the rebels. Be an ally because we need your help. Read More [60], According to an anonymous military official present at negotiations for the initial verbal deal, quoted by The Christian Science Monitor, US negotiators led by Donald E. Booth proposed that TMC members be guaranteed immunity from prosecution in the investigation. But I need to speak out and share this in a time like this. Reports in the aftermath of that attack indicated that the violence resulted in the deaths of scores of people and injured hundre… The massacre took place while RSF units tried to clear the space outside the army HQ in Khartoum where protesters were gathered. Huma, an activist, said that RSF soldiers humiliated women by asking them to remove their underwear. [49], On 27 July, Fathelrahman Saeed, the head of a committee appointed by the Attorney-General at the request of the TMC to investigate the massacre, stated that 87 people had been killed, 168 injured, no rapes had occurred and no tents had been burnt. Rapid Support Forces opened fire on peaceful protestors in Sudan on June 3, killing over 124 people and injuring 700 more. I am at my office crying because I have so many emotions in me and I feel horrible. We call for an agreed transfer of power to a civilian-led government as demanded by the people of Sudan. And tune into my stories for more information. The attack was led by Rapid Support Forces (RSF), a state-controlled offshoot of the Janjaweed. Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty ImagesLocals set tyres on fire and block a sidestreet leading to their neighbourhood in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to stop military vehicles from driving through the area on June 4, 2019. But China, backed by Russia, blocked a bid to condemn the killing of civilians and issue an urgent call from world powers for an immediate halt to the violence. “There’s a massacre happening in my country” Khadir wrote, “Sudan’s and a media blackout and internet censorship for four consecutive days. 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