Explosive Violence in January 2024

In January 2024, Action on Armed Violence recorded 5,612 deaths and injuries from 757 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 85% (4,783) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

Conflict Briefing: Sudan

On April 15, a full-scale armed conflict broke out between General Burhan, de-facto ruler of Sudan, and General Dagalo, leader of the Rapid Support Forces.

Khartoum: 14 killed and 217 injured in shelling between Sudanese Armed Forces and Rapid Support Forces during struggle for control of police headquarters, 25 June.

At least 14 civilians were killed and 217 injured during a battle for control of the Central Reserve Police headquarters in Khartoum.

Sudan’s fractured future: power struggles and the elusive quest for democracy

Amidst escalating violence and power struggles between military factions, Sudan’s pursuit of democracy is hindered, leaving the nation’s future uncertain and its citizens caught in the crossfire.