January 9, 2007

"They Came Here to Kill Us"

Militia Attacks and Ethnic Targeting of Civilians in Eastern Chad

Map of Eastern Chad
Chadian Rebel Movements 2005-2007
Glossary of Terms
Summary
Methodology
Recommendations
To the United Nations Security Council
To the Government of Chad..
To the Government of Sudan..
To the Sudanese Rebel Movements
To the Chadian Rebel Movements
Background
The volatile Chad-Sudan border zone..
The deterioration in Chad-Sudan relations
Patterns of Violence in Eastern Chad
Attacks on Civilians in Dar Tama
Killing of civilians
Rape and other forms of sexual violence..
Looting of livestock and private property
The Chadian government's response to the violence..
Attacks on Civilians by Militias in Dar Sila
Killing of civilians by militias on the Dogdor-Koukou axis
Killing of civilians by militias in the Kerfi area..
Killing of civilians by militias in the Koloy area..
Killing of civilians by militias in Bandikao..
Rape and other forms of sexual violence..
Looting of civilian property and related violence..
Government Responses to Militia Attacks
The role of Darfur rebel movements
Use of Child Soldiers by Armed Groups in Eastern Chad
Humanitarian Consequences of the Violence in Eastern Chad
Glossary of Ethnic Groups in Chad
Glossary of Chadian Rebel Groups
Acknowledgments