On 29thJune 2020, while Mr. Ahmed Hassan Jadalla was grazing his cattle at Gardod Zaharaa, unknown people shot him dead and looted eight of his cows. When other herdsmen heard the gunshots, they run towards the scene only to find Mr. Jadalla dead and some of his cows missing. They took his body to Elfaid Um-Abdalla where he was buried by his family members as they have reported the murder case against anonymous at Elfaid Um-Abdalla police
On 13thMay 2020, dead bodies of two brothers (herdsmen) were found near Khartoum Belail village of Blue Nile State. The two brothers were kidnapped by four armed men when they were grazing cattle in Amura jungle area. They were with their fellow herdsmen at the time of kidnap. A case was reported against anonymous.
On11th May 2020, some herdsmen were grazing their cattle at Amura jungle, a group of four armed men attacked and kidnapped two of them. Those who were kidnapped are Mr. Ramadan Hamid Eldaw (18 years) and Mr. Khamees Hamid Eldaw (20 years) and the two were selected because they belonged to Angasana tribe. Their fellow herdsmen from other tribes (falata and Arab) were left free. On 13th May 2020, the kidnapped men (Ramadan and Khamis) were found dead and their bodies were near Khartoum Belail village slaughtered
On11th May 2020, some herdsmen were grazing their cattle at Amura jungle, a group of four armed men attacked and kidnapped two of them. Those who were kidnapped are Mr. Ramadan Hamid Eldaw (18 years) and Mr. Khamees Hamid Eldaw (20 years) and the two were selected because they belonged to Angasana tribe. Their fellow herdsmen from other tribes (falata and Arab) were left free. On 13th May 2020, the kidnapped men (Ramadan and Khamis) were found dead and their bodies were near Khartoum Belail village slaughtered.
On 5th June 2020, three (3) farmers were shot dead by RSF soldiers after torturing them at their farms in Kadogli. A case was reported at Kadogli police but there was no significant response/reaction yet the survivors recognized some of the attackers and know their names.
(21 May 2020) On 13th May 2020, armed RSF soldiers attacked Albardab village and killed nine (9) unarmed people, looted and burned down houses basing on ethnicity. As a result, more than two thousand people were displaced from their village. The displaced people have not received any humanitarian aid and are in a miserable state.
HUDO is still very concerned about the situation/ lives of civilians in conflict areas and calls upon the Sudan government, civil society and the international community to take urgent action.
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On Sunday, May 3, 2020, forces affiliated to the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Rescue and Operations Police in the city of Gedaref; the capital of Gedaref State in Eastern Sudan, used excessive force to break up a protest gathering by a number of citizens in front of the Zakat building in the Gedaref Market.
The Sudanese Human Rights Group (Huqooq) monitors in the city of Gedaref stated that “There was a protest by a number of women in front of the Zakat building because the office was late in handing them their financial dues (seven thousand Sudanese pounds) that they were promised previously. Police forces intervened and dispersed the protest using batons and tear gas”.
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(11 May 2020) On 8th May 2020, Mr. Hamza Ramadan and Mr. Mohammed Elias were killed by PDF members and their possessions were looted. The two incidents happened in Abu-Kershola locality. The murder cases were reported at Abu-Kershola police office but no further step was taken.
On the same day (8 th May 2020), about sixty armed men most of them dressed in PDF uniform came riding motorbikes and invaded the nomads’ camp at Sefaifeer area of Abu-Kershola. They shot randomly and killed Mr. Mohammed Elias and two of his cows.
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(06 May 2020) On 27th April 2020, Rapid Support Force (RSF) in Damazin of Blue Nile State re-arrested Mr. Edriss Elbur and detained him at RSF office. He was released the following day after interrogating and torturing him.
Mr. Edriss Elbur Ahmed is 40 years old, a trader, social and political activist.
HUDO is very concerned about the situation of civilians in conflict areas and calls upon the Sudan government to take urgent action.
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(05 May 2020) On 1 st May 2020, for unknown reason a SAF soldier in Dilling locality shot at family members as they were back to their village from Al-Farshaya weekly market. As a result, two people died and three others sustained injuries. A case was reported at Dilling police office but the process against the perpetrator is tarrying.
HUDO is very concerned about the situation and lives of civilians in conflict areas and calls for urgent action.
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