The east of Western Upper Nile

January – April 2003

Deliberate attacks against civilians and civilian facilities in a number of locations proximate to planned Government oil fields all weather access roads in the east of Western Upper Nile. Many thousands of civilians were forcibly displaced from their villages. Most villages were emptied or destroyed altogether.

Perpetrator: GoS-backed militias
Reference: Commission on Human Rights, April 2003
Statement by Mr. Gerhart Baum Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights on the situation of human rights in the Sudan,


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