News from Darfur
Head of the Federal Umma Party in North Darfur state, Anwar Ishak Suleiman, called on the government to enact laws and regulations that would deter the spread of hate speech and tribal/regional extremism among society.
The government of Central Darfur state has declared a state of emergency and a curfew in the state and imposed a curfew from 6PM to 6 AM daily.
Students protesting against the continued disruption of water and electricity in the capital city of North Darfur state (AL-Fashir) were met with a violent response by the authorities.
Widespread rioting and insecurity have prompted the Governors of South and North Darfur to declare a state of emergency and impose curfews in their states their states