Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Atrocities daily in Darfur -UN rights chief

By Robert Evans

GENEVA, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Atrocities are occurring daily in Sudan's Darfur region and rape and pillage directed against civilians are at "a horrific level," United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour said on Wednesday.

She told the world body's Human Rights Council that the Sudanese government and militias linked to and supported by it were "responsible for the most serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law" in Darfur. Read more >>>

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