SUDO (UK) is concerned about continuous violence in Darfur. On 17th of September fifteen men were abducted by the Janjweed in Jebel Marra. The abducted merchants were traveling between Kabkabyia and Gildo in Jebel Marra. They were in two lorries which came with goods from Nyala to Kabkabyia and they were planned to carry agricultural goods from Gildo to Nayala.
They were stopped and abducted in Sagga half way between Kabkabyia and Gildo, the abductors are asking for 1,200,000 Sudanese pounds to release them.
Names of the abducted merchant, aged 30-50 years:-
SUDO UK calls on the Sudanese Government to ensure the safety and the immediate release of the abducted merchant. The incident should be investigated and the perpetrators should be brought to justice.