After more than a year of civil war in Sudan, the situation is being described as the worst humanitarian crisis anywhere in the world. The death toll is unknown, ten million people have been displaced and 25 million are experiencing catastrophic food shortages or famine. For those trying to flee, women face being raped and men murdered by members of the Sudanese military or paramilitary RSF. And yet the conflict has failed to garner the same western media attention or diplomatic as Gaza or Ukraine. Sally Hayden reports from Africa for The Irish Times. She explains the background to the war, the level of suffering being endured by millions and why any international efforts to end the hostilities have so far come to nothing.


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