The oil road

April 2000: Gatdet (SPLM/A) troops and Riek Machar forces unite and launch attacks to stop the construction of the oil road. Government troops respond with a major offensive to protect the road construction.

Perpetrator: Gatdet and Machar forces, GoS troops

Source: UNPAID DEBT, p 25; HRW, Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights, pp 343-44, 353

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