Human Rights Watch, an international organization that defends human rights, has accused the international community of what it has said has made little contribution to resolving wars and conflicts in countries in the Horn of Africa, especially in the past year.
In its annual report, the organization said that the international community and the United Nations have not made enough efforts to end the war in Sudan and Ethiopia, despite civilians continuing to be killed and many millions fleeing their homes.
According to the head of HRW, Tirana Hassan, the year 2023 was faced with many issues related to human rights violations and war crimes. Various governments were also involved in dealing with issues through diplomatic means that affected many people who were oppressed and were not involved in the movement. those.
Despite this, the leader has said there has been hope that shows a new awakening asking the government to continue fulfilling their responsibilities related to human rights issues.
Otsieno Namwaya, is “We have been talking to the international community to deal with the ongoing situation in Sudan but they have not been able to act in the way we were expecting.” said Otsieno Namwaya, the associate director of Human Rights Watch in Africa
In Sudan, the conflict between the government army and the RSF fighters that has been going on since April last year has been said to have serious consequences for the citizens of the African nation.
Rival parties in Sudan have been accused of using heavy weapons that have been reported to destroy important infrastructure including hospital buildings.
Thousands of civilians have already been killed in the ongoing fighting, and millions of others have fled their homes for fear of being attacked in the conflict.
RSF fighters have been accused of committing human rights violations, especially in the West Darfur city, where some ethnic groups are being targeted.