Doctors: Sudan Paramilitaries Shoot Dead Civilian

Members of a feared Sudanese paramilitary force shot dead a civilian Sunday in a town southeast of the capital as angry residents protested against the paramilitaries, witnesses and doctors said.The incident occurred in El-Souk in the state of Sinnar when residents of the town rallied demanding that members of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) leave the town, witnesses told AFP."Residents of the town had gathered outside the office of the…

Communities urged to support survivors of sexual violence rather than blaming and shaming them

FILIP ANDERSSONI am aware that about 70 women have been raped, and many have felt forced to leave the protection site because of being stigmatized.One short, shocking sentence, spoken by a woman staying at the Protection of Civilians site in Juba, sums up why we are here, discussing the horrors of sexual violence and its grave consequences.Stigma targeting rape survivors can be deadlier than the act of violence itself, adds…