September 28, 2000

Peter Gatdet’s SPLA forces took Koch. Two health workers were killed (Paul Tap and Stephen Gatdet) and medical supplies looted by the SPLA. Stephen Gatdet died the next day of his wounds, as did the mother of an infant. One man, shot during interrogation, also died that day.

Perpetrator: Peter Gatdet’s SPLA forces
Reference: HRW 2003, p 270; MSF, Violence, Health, and Access to Aid, p. 29; Email, Julie Flint to Human Rights Watch, February 21, 2001, based on field interviews. Christian Aid says two health workers for MSF-Holland were killed during an attack on Koch in October 2000 (Scorched Earth: 35); Gagnon/Ryle report, p 21

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