Rupnyagai and Buoth

Early 2002

The government dry season offenive (or counteroffensive) in early 2002 caused the flight of civilians living on the Block 5A/Block 4 border, in Rupnyagai and Buoth near the Bahr El Ghazal (Nam) River. The government targeted Nuer civilians who lived along the road.
Perpetrator: GoS
Reference: HRW 2003: 295; Christian Aid and DanChurchAid, “Hiding Between the Streams. An Advocacy and Humanitarian Assessment Trip to Western Upper Nile March 28th – 31st 2002,” Nairobi, London, and Copenhagen, April 11, 2002, p 5



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