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Rebel chief says Sudan must stop arbitrary arrest of Darfuris in Khartoum


May 12, 2008 (PARIS) — A Sudanese rebel leader warned the Sudanese government today to stop the arbitrary arrest of Darfur people in the Sudanese capital following the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) attack.

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A injured man who was detained by government forces in Khartoum is seen in this image taken from Sudan TV on Sunday May 11, 2008. (AP)

The Sudan Human Rights Organization (SHRO) issued a statement on Monday saying that ethnic persecution against Darfuris spread to the capital in the aftermath of the foiled rebel coup.

SHRO said that the security forces started “to exercise a large-scale racist campaign against all Darfuri …. in the National Capital, as part of a retaliation campaign”.

Abdel-Wahid al-Nur, the leader of a faction of the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) said he received alarming reports about the mass wave of retaliation against Darfuris in Khartoum by the security agents.

“The Sudanese regime should stop arresting people according to their skin color because this would only deepen the wounds of civilians who moved from Darfur to Khartoum to escape the ongoing repression that started five years ago" Al-Nur said.

In a report published today Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Sudanese security forces arrested more than 100 people since the rebel attack on Khartoum on May 10 that left dozens of civilians dead or severely injured.

Al-Nur pointed out that rebel attack against the capital can be traced to the lack of equality among citizens of the same country. He called on Khartoum to “work seriously for peace and endorse the value of equal citizenship rights”.

The SLM chief also said Khartoum should immediately put an end to the violence against civilians in Darfur by implementing the signed ceasefire accords.

Abdel-Wahid regretted the death of Sudanese civilians everywhere in the country before saying that “it is a vicious circle started by the government and unless they show seriousness there will be no end to it”.

International experts also say more than 300,000 were killed and 2 million have been driven from their homes by the conflict in Darfur, a region that is roughly the size of France.


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  • 13 May 2008 08:32, by Mr Famous Big_Logic_Boy

    A Stupid man like Beshir beleives that his terrorist religion has taken a total control of Sudan,but i want to warn that soon nor later if Sudan comes to its orgines some will cry with green tears instead of white,such crazy politics of an idiotic man like Beshir will never get to rest 1000 of years,just let him do because a stupid child born by stupid parents always act like his background this is open that a chicken cannot produce a duck or a goat to sheep.Should Beshir keep adding more fuel as the backet is full already,the consqueneces will be more worst than ever.just lets live and GOD is great to all our long suffering.because i never see a fucking son of bitch spending 250 million against his people simple a single man,while thousand are starving,dying lack of medicines and etc.

    Shame to have a man called Arab

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    • 14 May 2008 10:46, by lastkindman

      The government should arrest all of them and kill them all, you American have killed many people, don’t forget you have erased nations from the face of the earth, you killed all the Native Indians, then you kept the rest of them as souvenirs in the reservation, so don’t talk about human rights, they have a problem in Darfur, why do they come and attack civilians thousands of miles away from theeir province. the government should execute all those traders, sweep and clean the whole country from any one from Darfur, may be we should eliminate their ugly race from the face of the earth.

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    • 18 August 2008 21:57, by certvista

      Really a hard to see the Sudan human rights organization to work accordingly. they must think to cover up these things and it will be common in the secure shredding of different documents.

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      • 3 December 2009 07:55, by prince

        t worries me when I hear of young activists who see Affiliate Programs and seo company decorated with as the "next cool thing." Surely, human rights activism is in need of innovative new methods of grabbing attention in a world characterized by a notable "lack of give a damn," to borrow a phrase from Bread for the World President David Beckmann. But we have no shortage of creative minds in our ranks, and I believe that we can find a way to elevate our cause without resorting to gimmicks.

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  • 13 May 2008 10:09, by sudani

    This Selfish Khalil Ibrahim , now brought the war against Darfur to the capital , they are going to clean the capital completely of the darfurians.
    Can’t you see that the troops in TV suddenly became more arabs.
    and by the way Khalil himself is boasting to darfurians that he is an arab desendant !!!!!
    every one that fight a war is a person who seeks power , power of the government , power of the oil , and he will forget the poor people of Darfur , just like his brothers now in the government.


    If he wants to help his people he could have brought the same amount of money he spent in the weapons as flour to give to the poor !!!

    ’Cmon Baby get out of your skin , and be honest that Khartoum is the glittering target of you dreams .

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  • 13 May 2008 10:21, by THE GAME

    yeah common terriosts president al-bashit. man stop killing or mistreating the Darfur innocent Civilian in Khartoum.

    now you are acting hard albashit to the innocent civilian.why did’t you acted hard to the rebel of the Justice and Equality Moment (JEM), when they destroyed or damaged (attacked) your Terrorists city.

    you better be stopping your nonsense mistreating of the darfurian in Khartom before the SLM and JEM blow your ass.

    you muslims got two options stop killing and mistreating darfurian otherwise the rebel are going to attack the city again. got it,

    you damn muslim/arab always think you are fun. quit it before you get drop and quit talking nonsense about Darfur and Southerners.. continuing that if you want to learns a wonderful lesson (disciplining).

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    • 13 May 2008 12:36, by sudani

      ok , I will keep silent !!!

      Just tell me what is Ibrahim Khalil , you stupid , he is an arab , and he is a muslim .

      & he was part of this regime one day .

      & even him , when he gets the power , you will see what is going to happen .

      but please be a man and admit it , when it happens .

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      • 14 May 2008 12:30, by THE GAME

        finally, JEM ride on khartom at the al bashir front yards and destroyed it..al bashir see what happend to you of mistreated and committed genocide to darfurian as well as southerners.

        jem next attack aims for al bashir in his poor as house in the mud. dont shot him just stab and cut him into pieces for his people to eat as bacon.after all, make him suck your dicks.

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        • 28 April 2010 11:18, by kardelen133

          Hi all London, Archbishop Daniel Deng, oto kiralamaleader of the Episcopal Church of the Sudan, accused China of
          pursuing a damaging policy of kiral?k araçlar economic gain in Sudan and urged Beijing to use its influence to help ease rising tension ahead of elections.

          "China is looking only oto kiralama ankara for minerals, they are looking for economic benefit. That is all.
          That is damaging the country. They are not even making peace,"
          the Anglican archbishop said araba kiralama during a visit to Lambeth Palace in London on Monday.

          "They are not interested in whether ankara oto kiralama Sudan goes to war or not. That is not their mission, that is not their problem," he further said.

          Deng was joined by the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr araç kiralama Rowan Williams, who recommended a single high level figure to
          act as a mediator between the feuding
          kiral?k araç
          parties and called on China to kiral?k araç play a “positive” role in peace efforts.

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  • 1 August 2011 17:11, by kkalkan47
  • 1 August 2011 17:13, by kkalkan47

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