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Government selling land belonging to Mornei IDPs in West Darfur

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Residents at internally displaced persons camp at Mornei in West Darfur complained that the land they were displaced of in Bobai Amer is being sold off as residential land.

A camp leader said to Radio Dabanga the land which is used for farming, is being sold by Muhammed Arbab Khamis of the ruling National Congress Party, agreed with the chief of Bobai Amer for 200 Sudanese Pounds a piece.

On Thursday 10 camp leaders met with Khamis to ask why he is selling their land and where the money is going.

The witness said Khamis told them that if camp residents don't reutn to their lands as they were invited to, the government will distribute their land. On the money question he said it was none of their business.

The leaders said if the land they will proceed to take out undisclosed measures.