Nimne

February 9, 2002

Government bombing of Nimne in WUN kills five, including an MSF nurse, James Koang Mar
Perpetrator: GoS
Reference: HRW 2003: 370, 561; MSF press release, “Medical supplies and village deliberately looted in Nimne, Western Upper Nile,” Nairobi, February 11, 2002; MSF press release, “MSF Denounces Killing of Aid Worker and Civilians in Southern Sudan,” Nairobi/New York, February 15, 2002; MSF-Holland, “Summary of Events: Nimne, Western Upper Nile,” Nairobi, February 2002. The MSF press releases were only picked up by the U.N. Integrated Regional Information Network in Nairobi: “Sudan: Medical team flee troop movements in Bentiu area,” IRIN, Nairobi, February 7, 2002; “Sudan: Medical center in Bentiu area ‘systematically looted,’” IRIN, Nairobi, February 12, 2002; “Sudan: MSF worker and four civilians killed in Bentiu area,” IRIN, Nairobi, February 18, 2002; MSF 2002: 29; ”Depopulating Sudan´s Oil Regions”, p 10



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