A section of ambassadors of the European Union have proposed sanctions aimed at the warring political factions in Sudan.
The proposal for the sanctions was initially introduced in July but only got approved on October 2, 2023.
According to a news website See Sada Elbalad, the framework sanction includes asset freezes and travel bans.
The United States, United Kingdom, Norway and Germany had planned to submit a request to the UN to ensure that a thorough investigation is carried out into what is currently thought to be an ethic-based atrocities committed in Sudan, including killings based on a draft on Friday 29th of September 2023.
On April 15, war broke out in Sudan between the Sudan Armed Force (SAF) led by Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan and the Rapid Support Forces led by Mohammed Hamadan Dagalo commonly known as “Hemeti.”
The fighting has since continued and has displaced more than 5 million people from their homes.
More than 800,000 Sudanese have fled the country and are now living as refugees, mainly in Chad, South Sudan, Egypt, the Central African Republic and Ethiopia.