Some eastern tribes fear the Sudanese army’s dominant presence threatens their ownership of land.
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The RSF’s bid for political legitimacy in Sudan takes a hit as US sanctions cripple its quest.
Sudan’s army says it is targeting rival RSF, but civilians are often the victims, say activists and medics.
Activists seek justice against former Sudanese Arab militia leader as new crimes are committed in the war-torn region.
As the armed foes go toe-to-toe in South Darfur, residents strive to find secure shelters amid intense fighting.
The paramilitary force, accused of atrocities during four months of fighting, released its peace plan on Sunday.
The RSF and Arab militias are accused of killing lawyers, human rights monitors, doctors and non-Arab tribal leaders.
Multiple ceasefires and international mediation efforts have failed to stop the conflict from escalating.
Aid workers, medics and experts say army and RSF both steal aid, restrict access and impose rent-seeking impediments.
Analysts suggest the Sudanese army pulled out of ceasefire talks to launch a major offensive to retake the capital.