Ruweng County

May 9, 1999

The army launched an offensive against Dinka villages in Ruweng County, in eastern Blocks 1 and 5A

Perpetrator: GoS
Reference: HRW 2003: 55, 305 It lasted for ten days. HRW 2003: 62, 390, 398; Amnesty International, “Oil in Sudan – Deteriorating Human Rights,” London, AFR: 54/04/OO, May 3, 2000; Leonardo Franco, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Sudan, “Report on the situation of human rights in Sudan,” prepared for the UN General Assembly, A/54/467, October 14, 1999,, (accessed August 13, 2003); Blood For Oil In Southern Sudan (1999),

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