Posted by: africanpressorganization | 20 July 2011

Darfur / UNAMID Media Brief



Darfur / UNAMID Media Brief


EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, July 20, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UNAMID Media Brief / 2011-07-20


UNAMID staff member detained in Nyala, released

UNAMID Sudanese staff member Mr. Idriss Abdelrahman was released from detention this afternoon in Nyala, South Darfur. He was arrested on 27 April by National Security personnel and handed to the prosecution two weeks ago. The prosecutors yesterday told UNAMID officers that charges against him were dropped due to lack of evidence.


Another staff member, Ms. Hawa Abdalla Mohamed, who was detained in Khartoum was released on 12 July.


UNAMID patrols

UNAMID military conducted 138 patrols including routine, short-range, long-range, night and humanitarian escort patrols covering 69 villages and internally displaced persons (IDP) camps. UNAMID Police advisors conducted 118 patrols in villages and IDP camps.



United Nations – African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)


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