15 July, 2000
The village of Nhialdiu attacked and burnt. The militias rounded up the elderly and burned them alive. Some of the dead were also very young children. Every hut bar one was burned and every inhabitant was displaced.
Perpetrator: Government militias
Reference: HRW 2003: 262-3, 557; Christian Aid, The scorched earth: Oil and war in Sudan, London, March 2001: 8; Julie Flint, “Desperation in Sudan,” Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm), March 15-16, 2001