August 1998

Matiep´s forces attacked Leer. This was the third time the village was attacked that year. Abductions and random killings of livestock were reported.
Perpetrator: Matiep´s forces
Reference: HRW 2003: 148, 153; RASS official, Human Rights Watch interview, Nyal, Western Upper Nile/Unity, August 18, 1999; Elizabeth N., interview, Nyal, August 18-20, 1999; “Civilians Displaced by Sudan Fights,” AP, Khartoum, July 27, 1998; Michael Wal, interview, August 18, 1999; William Magany, interview, August 18, 1999; Isaac Magok, interview, August 14, 1999

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