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Massive influx of IDPs in east Jabal Marra and the tribal tensions between Fellata and Salamat continued - 7th February 2015

12.02.15

South Darfur-Gereida 7th Feb 2014

A group of Fellata militia, kidnapped nine (9) people from Gerieda locality and took them to Manjare locality. The families of those who were kidnapped went to the area and asked the Fellata tribal leaders to interfere and help to release their sons. The situation remain very tense.

Here are additional names for those who were killed since the beginning of this tribal conflict:

1-Khamis Mohamed

2-Ibrahim Idris

3-Hussein Ali

Name of the villages burned:

1-Towal Kado

2-Hayei-Alrahman

West Darfur-East Jabal Marra

Although they were denied accessing the drinking water source, the massive influx of IDPs from East Jabal Marra area continued. In the last three month, as a result of the constant recent attacks by the Rapid Support Force, the Janjaweed militia supported by the aerial bombardment continued (www.sudouk.org December, January and February 2015 updates). On the 6th February around 200 families reached Hashaba area and many more reached Zamzam IDP camp. An estimate of 42.000 person fled their homes in the last three month

On the 7th of Feb 2015 the Janjaweed militia attacked the area of north east Jabal Marra (Basheem, Khazan Oshe, Beer-Mazza and Anbba villages)and killed (25) persons, injured (22) and (28) are reported missing, and looted more than (6000)cattle and they occupied all the drinking water sources in the area; some of those who were killed;

1-Sabir Ahmed Sallih

2-Yaqoup Mohamed Hamid

3-Hamdan Issa

South Darfur-Otash IDP camp

On the 6th Feb 2015 a group of Janjaweed militia men on two 4x4 vehicles drove into the camp and terrorised the IDPs. UNAMID was informed and they managed to get the Janjaweed out of the camp.


SUDO UK calls on the Government to disband the Rapid Support Forces as well as the Janjaweed as these are consistently committing human rights abuses in Darfur. All those individuals or groups responsible for committing human rights violations must be brought to justice.

SUDO UK calls on UNAMID to take strong action in order to fulfil its mandate, including its obligation to “prevent attacks against civilians, within its capability and areas of deployment, without prejudice to the responsibility of the Government of the Sudan”, and the requirement “to investigate and hold accountable those who are responsible, and promote efforts to disarm the Janjaweed and other militias”.

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