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Every month, thousands of Sudanese people still migrate to nearby countries like South Sudan and Chad, forgotten and voiceless on an incredibly challenging journey, and nobody knows when it will end.
Ala Kheir

Rape, murder and hunger: The legacy of Sudan’s year of war

Rape. Murder. Hunger. Corpses filling streets, making it impossible to walk. Sudan was plunged into an ongoing, devastating war one year ago on 15 April, leaving in its wake almost 15,000 dead, eight million civilians on the run, 25 million in dire need of assistance and warnings from humanitarians about famine, aid blockades and a growing list of atrocities on all sides.

A girls team at the Play2Remember tournament at the Togetherness Cooperative Centre in Kigali, Rwanda.
© Eric Eugene Murangwa

First Person: The genocide survivor protected by a mass murderer

When the Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda began in April 1994 Eric Eugene Murangwa was a footballer at one of the country’s top clubs. Although he is a Tutsi, he was protected by a member of the notorious Interahamwe, responsible for killing hundreds of thousands. Ahead of the 30th anniversary of the genocide, marked on 7 April, Mr. Murangwa shared his extraordinary story with UN News.

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) social movement is dedicated to fighting racism and anti-Black violence, especially in the form of police brutality.
© UNSPLASH/Clay Banks

Unravelling the legacies of slavery

Racism, discrimination and crippled economies and health are among centuries-old legacies of the transatlantic slave trade and part of the stark messages behind the #RememberSlavery special events and newly unveiled chilling exhibits at UN Headquarters.