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Continuing violence in Sudan prompts calls for sanctions

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 09 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:592
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. London

    The Sudanese government has neither disarmed militias nor stopped attacks against civilians, as required by the Security Council's 30 July resolution, United Nations' special envoy Jan Pronk said this week.

    Reporting after a 30 day deadline had expired, he said no definite steps had been taken to bring to justice or even identify any of the militia leaders responsible for attacks against civilians and that violations of human rights were continuing “in a climate of impunity.”

    A United Nations' report, published this week, warned that people were still being displaced. It said, “Attacks on villages …

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