Escalating violence and civilian casualties in Sudan raise concerns of broadening conflict

Communal violence and escalating conflict between rival generals in Sudan, particularly in the far south and the restive Darfur region, have resulted in civilian deaths and raised concerns of a widening conflict across the country’s frontier regions.

Who are the RSF paramilitary group fighting Sudan’s armed forces?

The ongoing conflict in Sudan’s capital, Cartoon, stems from a power struggle between two generals, both lacking popular support, with roots tracing back to brutal government actions in Darfur two decades ago.