Sudanese government has been clearing out villages of
Zaghawa, Masaalit, and Fur communities in Darfur
2003 in a fierce campaign of “ethnic
Government soldiers and Arab nomad militia, called
frequently surrounded groups of villages, often
with trenches. In the first phase of the coordinated
government air forces using Russian-built MiG and
and attack helicopters, bomb the villages. In the second phase, the soldiers and
move into the villages to loot, burn, kill, rape, and
Bodies are left out in the open or thrown into the
In Jijira Adi Abbe village alone, 267 civilians were
in such an attack.
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