Posted by: africanpressorganization | 22 October 2008

Darfur / UNAMID Daily Media Brief / 2008-10-22



Darfur / UNAMID Daily Media Brief / 2008-10-22


EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, 22 octobre 2008/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UNAMID Daily Media Brief / 2008-10-22

Meeting at Sector South HQ

On 21 October 2008, UNAMID Sector South Headquarters held a regional factions meeting, which discussed the ongoing conflicts in the Muhajeria and Sinet areas.
Sudan Liberation Army/ Minni Minawi (SLA/MM) representative attending the meeting declared that these where tribal conflicts between the Zaghawa and Maalias. He also informed UNAMID that SLA (M) authorities were making efforts to mediate between the tribal leaders in the area and mentioned that the Government of Sudan expressed interest in taking part in the reconciliation meeting.

Car-jacking in Zam Zam  

         UNAMID Security received information that a vehicle belonging to a national NGO was car-jacked on 21 October 2008 by unknown armed men on the road between Zam Zam Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp and UNAMID Military Camp. On the same day, UN Security confirmed that the vehicle was recovered by members of the Sudan Liberation Army/ Minni Minawi (SLA/M) few kilometers from the Zam Zam IDP Camp and all the five staff members  in the vehicle were found without any injury.

SOURCE : United Nations – African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)


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