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05 Dec 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Militiamen torched a mosque which people were building in a village in Kutum locality in North Darfur on Friday, in disapproval against the return of displaced people.

The building in Labous village was being constructed by a group of people, including some displaced, in advance of the return of other displaced people from Kassab and Fata Borno camps.

03 Dec 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

The governor of North Darfur announced that 152,797 displaced people have returned to their villages of origin. Camps where displaced people have been living will be renamed to districts and towns.

Governor El Sharif Samouh told state parliament that the total number of displaced people in North Darfur camps nows totals 327,031. He did not mention in which time period the reported 152,797 people have left the camps.

26 Nov 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

Sudanese refugees in camp Touloum in eastern Chad have refused to be classified into three categories with regard to eligibility for food assistance.

In a memorandum submitted to a delegation of international and local organisations that visited the refugee camp on Thursday, they explained that the organisation responsible for food distribution has classified the refugees into three categories according to eligibility for food assistance, and printed red, yellow and green cards under that classification.

21 Nov 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

A displaced woman farmer was killed on Sunday when an aircraft of the Sudanese Air Force launched a bombardment on the areas east of Nierteti in Central Darfur.

Farmers reported that the air force bombed the areas near Kutrum, three kilometres east of Nierteti, killing a displaced woman who had returned to the area for farming.

They said the air force also bombed the villages of Kuweila, Berbera, Beringo, and Kody in Jebel Marra, however there are no reports of casualties.

19 Nov 2018 description
report Radio Dabanga

21 residents of Sortony camp for the displaced in Kabkabiya, North Darfur, who were detained four months ago, are still being held.

El Shafee Abdallah, the coordinator of Central Darfur camps, told Radio Dabanga that on August 12, a joint force of Rapid Support Force (RSF) militiamen and a breakaway rebel group led by El Sadig Fakka detained 21 displaced people and moved them to the notorious Shala prison in El Fasher. The detainees include three teachers and five secondary school students, who have not been charged or brought to trial so far.