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Janjaweed Continues to Commit Human Rights Abuses

02.07.14

Kass town 27th June 2014
The kidnappers of the merchant Ahmed Mohamed Ismail (Roboa’ Tagir; see 26 June Update) have asked for a ransom of SDG 50,000, equivalent of around $10,000, to release him.

Malwi village 27th June 2014
Janaweed militia attacked the village of Malwi, South west of Gereida, burning the village to ashes. They killed Mariam Abdalla Nourein and abducted Bahr Dawood Abdelmoula, Salih Tarfo and Yousif Haroon. In addition 49 persons are missing and unaccounted for.

On the same day the Janjaweed militia kidnapped Adam Abu Tarboush from Al-Hilaila village, north-east of Kass.


SUDO UK calls on the Sudan Government to fulfil its obligation to protect civilians in Darfur. Pro-government militias which kill and displace civilians should be disbanded without delayAnd callsonUNAMIDto 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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