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