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SLA-AW Abducts 31 IDPs


On Sunday 24th March 2013, Abdul Wahid al Nour's Sudan Liberation Army (SLA/AW) abducted 31 internally displaced persons (IDPs), tribal leaders and activists. Those abducted had hired a bus from Zalingei to Nyala to attend a conference on voluntary return, organized by the Darfur Transitional Authority.  Although they were accompanied by UNAMID forces, they were ambushed at Gumaiza, midway between Zalingei and Nyala, made prisoners by the SLA/AW and taken to an unknown place in Jebel Marra. All those abducted came from the Wadi Saleh region in West Darfur 

Those abducted included:

  1. Halima Omer Ahmed Zaroug- from Mukjar
  2. Ibrahim Abu- from Garsila
  3. Nagmeldin Sharif- from Dileij
  4. Adam Bakur- from Bandasi
  5. Adam Mohammed Abdalla- from Mukjar
  6. Haroon Yousif- from Mukjar
  7. Nasr Fadul- from Umdukhon
  8. Fadul Yousif Abdelkareem- from Garsila
  9. Hashim Khamis Adam- from Garsila
  10. Sheikh Khamis- from Mukjar
  11. Salwa Ahmed Hasballa- from Dileij
  12. Mawolana Bakheit- from Mukjar
  13. Ruman Sidig Gumaa- from Garsila
  14. Kaltoum- (female) no place given
  15. Ma'ada-  (female) no place given 

SUDO UK condemns the abduction of civilians and calls on SLA/AW to immediately release all abducted.

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