Monday, September 04, 2006

Darfur: Renewed fighting in different areas

Based on current estimates, the conflict that broke out in Darfur in 2003 has resulted in tens of thousands of victims and over two-million displaced and refugees
Since August 28 fighting has resumed in different locations of North Darfur, including Kukul and Gabr al-Kafud, according to a spokesman of the African Union (AU), specifying that verifications are still underway by the AU mission in the territory.
Meanwhile, Khartoum’s cabinet has decided to ask the AU to leave the western Darfur region by September 30, when its mandate expires, underlining that the mission has repeatedly claimed its incapacity to carry out its duty. Read more >>>

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