Sources confirmed to Al Jazeera Net the arrival of a public prosecutor International Criminal Court Karim Khan – Yesterday, Friday – to the Chadian capital, N'Djamena, to visit Sudanese refugee camps fleeing the massacres of El Geneina, west of El Geneina. Darfur Before submitting his report next Monday to UN Security Council.
Karim Khan is scheduled to officially present to the Security Council – Monday – the text of the report prepared by the International Criminal Court regarding the investigations of its experts in Sudan and violations, especially in the Darfur region.
According to witnesses who gave their testimonies to investigators from the International Criminal Court, the investigations began on July 5, most of which were in the city of Adre, which received thousands of people fleeing the war from West Darfur state, and that the investigations included – in addition to other cases – the killing of the governor of West Darfur state, Khamis Abkar. , in addition to sexual violence, rapes, and mass killings based on ethnic identity.
On July 13, Karim Khan announced that the International Criminal Court had opened a new investigation into “war crimes” in Darfur, western Sudan, after 87 bodies were found buried in a mass grave in the city of El Geneina, the center of West Darfur state, amid accusations that the Rapid Support Forces were responsible. about her.
Since the outbreak of war in Sudan last April, Darfur has witnessed successive attacks Rapid Support Forces And tribes loyal to it, resulting in the displacement of thousands to Chad.
Since mid-April, Sudan has been witnessing a war fought by the army and Rapid Support, which has left more than 13,000 dead and more than 7 million displaced and refugees, according to the United Nations.