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Darfur: Displacement slows but returns remain difficult, warns UN peacekeeping chief

10 January 2018 – Despite some recent voluntary returns among those displaced in Sudan's Darfur region, lack of security, services and sustainable livelihoods in return areas have become major impediments to returns, the top United Nations peacekeeping official told the Security Council Wednesday.

UN refugee agency urges Israel to halt forced relocation of African asylum seekers

09 January 2018 – The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday appealed to the Israeli Government to not forcibly send Eritrean and Sudanese refugees or asylum seekers to sub-Saharan Africa.

ICC Prosecutor asks Security Council to act on outstanding arrest warrants

12 December 2017 – Omar Al Bashir recently travelled to countries that recognize the International Criminal Court (ICC) but none arrested or surrendered the Sudanese President, the ICC Prosecutor today told the United Nations Security Council.