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Sudan calls on UNSC to sanction rebels, claims ethnic-based killings committed

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May 2, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) urged the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and the international community to impose crippling sanctions on rebels who are part of the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) that launched several attacks over the weekend in the states of north and south Kordofan.

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Displaced Sudanese people from the district of Abu Kershola, comfort each other at a camp on April 29, 2013 in the North Kordofan town of El Rahad. )EBRAHIM HAMID/AFP/Getty Images)

The NCP organizations’ officer Adil Awad said at a forum that they have documented SRF violations in the towns of Umm Rawaba and Abu Kershola in North Kordofan.

Awad said this included the use of citizens as human shields, killing of children and rape of women noting that these findings will be submitted to competent authorities for action.

The Sudanese foreign ministry on its end claimed that courts-martial established by the rebels during their takeover of these towns led to summary executions based on ethnicity.

In its statement the ministry said that 7,000 families were displaced calling this a violation of international humanitarian law which warrants UNSC condemnation of these "terrorist" acts which pose a threat to regional peace and security.

Sudan’s diplomatic body described attacks on civilians this as a violation of UNSC resolution 2046 which calls on Khartoum and Sudan People Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) to negotiate and fix the humanitarian situation.

In a related issue the Sudanese presidential assistant Nafie Ali Nafie said the rebels’ attacks aimed at terrorizing civilians and "blow out the candle" of religion in the country.

The mayor of Umm Rawaba town al-Sharif Fadil accused today "fifth column and lurkers" of taking advantage of the chaos caused by the rebels attack to set government offices and markets on fire.

Fadil said that authorities have gathered their names and political affiliations.

But residents told Agence France Presse (AFP) that this week about 300 youths stoned a convoy carrying North Kordofan state governor Mirghani Hussein Zaki al-Din and federal Electricity Minister Osama Abdullah Mohammed.

"Where were you yesterday?" witnesses said protesters shouted after the governor visited the homes of people who died in the unrest.

Youths then set fire to local government buildings, said witnesses. Residents also complained that the town, the second largest in North Kordofan, had been left undefended when insurgents briefly occupied it on Saturday.

Fadil asserted that work is underway to quickly undo the damage to the town’s infrastructure caused by the attack particularly the electricity and water services.

The mayor called the rebels attack as a publicity stunt that cannot be repeated because they are under intense fire from the army.

In the aftermath of the attacks, Sudanese officials vowed to eradicate the rebels in the coming weeks amid reports of intense military buildup.

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  • 3 May 2013 08:28, by Kedo

    Don’t waste your time talking politics. See how a poor Sudanese woman became a millionaire by buying and selling accidented cars, Very interesting. Go to (ACCIDENTEDCARS.COM) to see the various methods and companies she used (ACCIDENTEDCARS.COM). WAKE UP AFRICANS

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    • 3 May 2013 09:14, by Robot

      South Sudan said that integrate them in the National Army and yet you (Sudan) refuted the wise advice citing disarming them would be the best solution following ethnic cleansing when they refused forced disarmament.. don’t you have pictures of genocide in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile????, fake Arabs are wolves in sheep skin who easily cried mercilessly when defeated.

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    • 3 May 2013 10:04, by aguotwany@live.com

      Fuck you Khartoumists , when did you learn about human rights ? You have slaughtering innocence people in the Nuba mountains and Blue Nile for years and now you say fuck what ? War is coming in and kill those sons and , daughters and every civilians available in ur area. Time has come and you will pay the ultimate price . Fight than calling your husbands UN & SC . You head will be cut off .

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      • 4 May 2013 03:41, by chol

        Fake Arabs in Khartoum don’t care about human right,because the been blinded by stupid Islam and their FALSE prophet child molester Mohammed.un playing double standards went Khartoum committed war crimes the un looked others way enough is enough already.

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  • 3 May 2013 09:20, by tootke’bai-ngo

    Nonesence! rebels killed only policemen who were on their way, Now the NCP did what they always do in war effected region like Durfar, sent disgraced/infidel defence forces to rape, kills & burn houses. What a lairs !!!!

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  • 3 May 2013 09:28, by tootke’bai-ngo

    I feel sorry for those black Africans who trusted NCP to protect their families, yet NCP again, again & again sponsored militias to carry out enthnic cleansing & crime against humanity in different part of Sudan, as Al jezeera documentary confirmed Ahmed Aroun directing his men to clean all Nubain villages, said they should leave nothing alive.

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  • 3 May 2013 10:31, by Kalo

    Hahahaha!fuck jalabas,do you think UN is for Arabs only?2 miliions killed in South Sudan,300,000 in Darfur,about 200,000 killed in blue nile and Nuba Mts,where is human right now?we are not animals please,God crated us human being,if the international community close their eyes,let us kill our selves until the last day,the son of Nuba.

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  • 3 May 2013 10:58, by steven

    Hopefully this situation will normalize soon, so that the country can progress further and bring better life for their citizens.

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  • 3 May 2013 11:16, by ForAll

    "Sudan calls on UNSC to sanction rebels, claims ethnic-based killings committed"
    No need for double standards. The ICC is behind many members of GOS and NCP while the ICJ is quiet for a time being.
    Sudanese peoples need to sit together and settle things and no chance for OUTSIDERS.

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  • 3 May 2013 13:08, by ForAll

    To All
    Pls stop the obscene language and non-objective but subjective discussions.
    We are all Africans so let’s be open minded IC members.
    UNITY IS THE GREAT POWER so let’s find ways to cooperate and then UNITE.

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  • 3 May 2013 14:48, by Kalo

    For Al,Jalabas doesn,t like united Afrians,they only have 4 things in commons:-to be asimilated to become Arab,to be muslim and call all African Abb which means Slaves and pagans,that is why south Sudan seperate,how do you think of That,we Nuba people,our time with Arabs is over,alatua continua,
    Kalo,the son of truly Nuba.

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    • 3 May 2013 15:55, by ForAll

      Kalo
      With all the respect to my brothers and sisters who are true Nubians the ORIGINAL citizens of Sudan before Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
      Bilal is my beloved African Muslim who was/is fair and strong believer in ISLAM.
      You better look for peaceful CHANGE for reforming Sudan and establishing molarity. You are the true son of Adam & Eve.

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    • 3 May 2013 16:42, by ForAll

      Kalo
      Please think of CHANGING the Jalaba but not hating them.
      We are all sons and daughters of Adam & Eve.
      Let’s do every thing for positive CHANGE.

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  • 4 May 2013 03:49, by tootke’bai-ngo

    For All,
    Dr. Jonh had tried the change you’re talking about, unfortunately the same people you are trying to protect betrayed all people of Sudan by assassinating Dr.Jonh, tokmac/Abdulla Dhief Deng, Willian Deng & many more great sons of the land who wanted united Sudan. this chaos is part 2 after assassination of the above,part 3 now is to squeezed the airpipe for Nubians, furs, Bejains & Blueni

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  • 4 May 2013 04:48, by tootke’bai-ngo

    & BlueNileins, the 4th step is to shovel all black skin under the shoes & keep them there. Good news, time has come for all citizens of Great Sudan to stand up for who they really are. There is nothing wrong to be a muslim & an African at thesame time! Islamicization should not denies who you are, Turks & indunesians are prefect example.

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