December 12, 2012

Under Siege

Indiscriminate Bombing and Abuses in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States

Map of Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile
Summary
Recommendations
To the Government of Sudan
To the Sudan People’s Liberation Army-North
To the United Nations Security Council
To the African Union and League of Arab States
To Key Nations involved in Sudan including the United States, China, Qatar, South Africa, European Union, and its Member States
To UNHCR and Humanitarian Organizations Working in Refugee Camps in South Sudan’s Unity and Upper Nile States
Methodology
I. Background
II. Southern Kordofan
Indiscriminate Bombing and Shelling
Attacks and Abuses by Government Forces
Attacks on Villages
Arbitrary Arrest and Detention
Sexual Violence
Ongoing Displacement
Denial of Access to Food, Water, Health, Education
Yida Refugee Camp Concerns
III. Blue Nile
Indiscriminate Bombing and Shelling of Civilian Areas
Attacks on Civilians
Arbitrary Arrests, Extrajudicial Executions
Refugee Camp Conditions for Women and Girls
VI. International Response
Acknowledgments