UN Agrees to Reduce Sudan's Darfur Peacekeepers
The British-sponsored resolution was sparked by the evolving security situation in Darfur and U.S. pressure on the U.N. to slash U.S.$600 million from peacekeeping operations.
Deutsche Welle, 30 June 2017
The UN Security Council has agreed to reduce the number peacekeepers in Sudan's war-torn region of Darfur after US pressure led to a $600 million cut in the UN budget for peace… Read more »
VOA, 30 June 2017
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to cut the peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur region by nearly 30 percent. Read more »
Peacekeepers in Darfur (file photo).
Al Jazeera, 29 June 2017
UN Security Council has agreed to a major reduction of peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur region after US pressure led to a $600m cut in the UN budget for peace operations. Read more »
Radio Dabanga, 28 June 2017
Displaced leaders in Darfur warn for the consequences of the downsizing of the UN-AU peacekeeping mission in Darfur (Unamid). Read more »
Radio Dabanga, 27 June 2017
The proposal to downsize the AU-UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur is 'an open invitation to accelerate violence against civilians in Darfur', said a civil rights organisation.… Read more »