Block 5A

First months of 2000

The Sudanese government´s initial 2000 dry season military objective appeared to be to capture land for, protect the construction of, and secure two all-weather roads for oil operations. The roads were built by the companies’consortia, which often used Chinese subcontractors with Chinese labor.

Perpetrator: GoS
Reference: HRW 2003, p 255; Leek Nuer combatants, interviews, August 1, 3-4, 2000


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