Darfur has been in turmoil since 2003, when ethnic Africans rebelled, accusing the Arab-dominated Sudanese government of discrimination.
UN human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein warned that brutal rapes had been used systematically as “an instrument of terror and weapon of war.”
Wuor Arop also told The Associated Press from his hospital bed where he was recovering with limbs broken in six places and a head injury that the plane carried more than 30 unauthorized passengers.
When asked about India’s position, Vikas Swarup, spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs, said, “India is fully compliant with its international legal obligations.”
The incident took place on Wednesday as the truck was travelling to South’s Sudan’s Western Equatoria region.
President Bashir is still in Johannesburg but we are leaving South Africa today: Sudanese presidency spokesman
Almost two hundred smugglers have been detained by the Ethiopian government for migrating into the Europe, the government is looking for another 80 smugglers.
Accountability for human rights violations demanded from both sides of the Sudan-conflict; “no body above the law.” – UN
The border guards were killed during an exchange of fire with the unknown gunmen.
U.N. has warned that up to a million people could face famine within months amid mass displacement by the ongoing violence.
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Courts are ill-suited to inaugurating a new political order after a civil war.
The government hopes to have these resources in place by September so that the new system can be rolled out in time for the tourist season.
UN says at least 300,000 people have died in the conflict since the uprising in 2003.
Ban expressed his condolences to the families of the two Indian peacekeepers.