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ATTACK ON ANGONGA AREA BY THE JUNJAWEED MILITIA 28 FEB 2014

01.03.14

SUDO UK CONDEMNS THE KILLING, ABDUCTION AND DISPLACEMENT OF CIVILIANS IN ANGONGA AND CALLS ON REBEL MOVEMENT TO AVOID MIXING WITH CIVILIAN POPULATION

On Friday 28/2/2014 the Janjweed Militias returning from South Kordofan, in vehicles accompanied by members mounted on horses and camels attacked Angonga area, South of Nyala on the way to Gereida. Angonga have been a theater for fighting between rebel groups SLA/ Mini Minawi and the government army and allied militias for the past three years. SLA/ Mini Minnawi withdrew from Angonga in the past few weeks. The Janjaweed militia attacked the area mass killing civilians, burning the 35 villages to ashes, destroying shops looting properties and displacing 5,000 civilians to Kalma camp, 3,000 to Alsalam camp and around 11,000 civilians are surrounded by the militia and they are unable to move to a safe location, and around 3,000 civilians are unaccounted for, Confirmed information says that around 35 civilians were killed and 20 girls were abducted.

Some of those who were confirmed killed:

  1. Abkr Sheibal
  2. Idris Abdelrahman
  3. Gido Idris
  4. Hassan Ibrahim Adam
  5. Abdalla Ishag
  6. Abkr Musa Adam
  7. Zahara Abkr
  8. Osman Mohammed Abdalla
  9. Isam Abdalla
  10. Ahmed Hamid Ahmed
  11. Abdelgadir Zakaria
  12. Mohamed Hamid Adam
  13. Musa Abdalla Salih
  14. Ibrahim Adam
  15. Ibrahim Younis
  16. Ibrahim Hamid
  17. Ismail Mohammed Abdalla
  18. Yahia Dawood

RECOMMENDATIONS

To the GOVERNMENT

SUDO UK calls on the Government to disband the Janjaweed and all other militias.

SUDO UK calls on the Government to ensure that its army and police actively protect the local population throughout the country.

To the REBELS

SUDO UK calls on the REBEL MOVEMENTS to ensure that its forces does not enter civilian areas and do not put civilian population in danger by making their camps near villages and civilian settlements, throughout the country.

To UNAMID

SUDO UKcalls on UNAMID to take strong action in order to fulfil its mandate, including its obligation to

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