Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Sudan: ‘Suspension Red Cross death sentence for Darfur’: camp coordinators

Source: Radio Dabanga

The population in the Darfur camps for the displaced has strongly condemned the suspension of the activities of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Sudan.

Speaking to Radio Dabanga, omda Ahmed Ateem, the coordinator of the North Darfur camps, accused the government of continuing genocide in the region, “not by fighter jets and militias, but slowly this time, by denying medications, food, and other services provided by the Red Cross”. He referred to the expulsion of 13 relief organisations from Darfur in 2009, “which led to humanitarian crises in the camps”.

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