UN Peacekeepers Freed in Sudan
Two United Nations peacekeepers who had been abducted in Darfur have been released after being held captive for more than 130 days.
Radio Dabanga, 2 January 2013
Two Jordanian peacekeepers who were abducted the 20th August 2012 in Kabkabiya in North Darfur were released in Zalingei in central Darfur on Tuesday.read more »
A UN peacekeeper talks to locals in Darfur (file photo).
Sudan: UN Peacekeepers Freed
UN News Service, 2 January 2013
Two United Nations peacekeepers who had been abducted in Sudan's Darfur region were released today, after 136 days in captivity.read more »
United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur, 2 January 2013
El Fasher, 2 January 2013 - Two UNAMID police personnel, Mr. Hasan Al-Mazawdeh and Mr. Qasim Al-Sarhan, abducted on 20 August 2012 in the town of Kabkabiya, located approximately... read more »
An ambush by unidentified attackers that killed a group of Nigerian peacekeepers and injured several others working in Sudan's Darfur region, has been strongly condemned. Read more »