Sudan denies mass military rapes in Darfur

UN seeks probe into alleged sexual assault of hundreds by troops apparently while searching for missing colleague.

    The Sudanese government has dismissed allegations its soldiers raped about 200 women and girls in the troubled province of Darfur in Sudan.

    The UN Security Council has called for a thorough investigation into the claims that soldiers attacked women on two separate occasions in the village of Thabet, apparently as they searched for a missing soldier.

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane explains.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    All Hail The Algorithm

    All Hail The Algorithm

    A five-part series exploring the impact of algorithms on our everyday lives.

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    Prince Philip has done the world an extraordinary service by exposing the racist hypocrisy of "Western civilisation".

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    There are a number of reasons why Beijing continues to back Maduro's government despite suffering financial losses.