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Sudan expels UN official over meddling in internal affairs

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April 9, 2014 (KHARTOUM) –The foreign ministry on Thursday expelled the head of United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) in Sudan on charge of interfering in the country’s internal affairs.

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Pamela Delargy (Photo UNFPA-Sudan)

Pamela DeLargy, an American national, was ordered to leave Sudan because she “did not comply with the laws of the country but also because she interfered in its internal affairs”, said Abu Bakar Al-Amin, the ministry spokesperson.

“This is not compatible with its status as an United Nations official,” he underlined.

Al-Amin said that this measure does not target the UNPFA, reaffirming Sudan’s keenness to continue cooperating with the UN agency.

He further added that Sudan is ready to receive her successor and provide him with all the necessary assistance and cooperation in the framework of Sudanese laws and agreements signed between the government and UN agency.

However, the Sudanese diplomat declined to disclose the reason of this decision.

In a post on Twitter on Thursday, DeLargy said “UNFPA uses its global reach to speak out against discrimination and violence. This is our mandate”.

The UNFPA works in Sudan since 1973 in areas of maternal and reproductive health including HIV/AIDS; population and development; and gender equality. The agency is also implementing humanitarian and recovery programmes in Darfur states.

All its programmes are implemented through government partners like the ministry of health, ministry of welfare and social security, local NGOs and universities.

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  • 10 April 2014 08:26, by Chol A.

    Western countries are always behave that way over African countries.UN had now became another form of penetrated colonial and being bias against African people without being a shame. It good to be expel even Hilde Johnson of UNMISS will follow the same suite soon because she had been too bias agains South Sudan government by involved herself into South Sudan internal conflict.

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    • 10 April 2014 08:45, by Joseph Canada

      Yu are wrong Chol, Human right is human right. you are talking that way because it has not happened to your relatives or your relatives are the ones oppressing and abusing the others. If it happens to you, I don’t think you can comment this way.

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      • 10 April 2014 10:54, by Chol A.

        @Joseph I do believe you supported the idea of UN even if it against the government. please is there any proper human rights in US and Canada that you in? Western are they worse in violation of human rights and this ideology it meant to be cold colony against African only believe or not think of it first please!

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      • 10 April 2014 15:22, by Panda Odhie

        congratulation Sudanese government ,you are not like South Sudanese government who keep rotten onion in the sack where the good onions are kept.

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    • 11 April 2014 13:16, by mathem jech amer

      Bashir should come and rule South Sudan for a week to teach its leaders how to expel traitors.

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  • 10 April 2014 09:21, by Ajongtar

    Let our Imotional South Sudanese like Michael Makuei Lueth see the example of expaltion from Sudan.
    They are more profesional i doing thier duties with out involving the citizen like what Makuei did by mobilizing the Dinka againt their savior the UNMISS and finger point Hilda as an Individuol.
    Brovoo Sudan. let them learn deplomarcy from u.

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