Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Janjawid Attacks Biggest City in Darfur

The Janjawid armed group has attacked Al-Fashir, capital of Darfur in western Sudan, killing many civilians, the president’s chief assistant, Mani Arko Manawi, told the London-based daily A-Sharq Al-Awsat.

Manawi, who is also leader of the former rebel group, the Sudan Liberation Movement, said this attack was "strange, as it occurred with the full knowledge of the security authorities and the African Union [peace keeping forces] in the city." Read more >>>

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