February, 2002

Attacks around Nhialdiu. The GoS deliberately targeted civilian populations, resulting in the displacement of the majority of Rubkona County. This military activity also resulted in many civilian deaths from being bombarded by Antonov planes, strafed by helicopter gunships and rockets as well as being chased into rivers and streams by armed horsemen [Baggara] and foot soldiers.

Perpetrator: GoS, Baggara
Reference: HRW 2003: 296-7; “Hiding Between the Streams, pp 1, 3, 4; “Depopulating Sudan’s Oil Regions,” pp 10, 11,14

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