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Sudan: Fear of torture or ill-treatment / unlawful detention

, Index number: AFR 54/076/2006

Amnesty International fears for the safety of six civilians, all either cattle owners or hired cattle herders, who were abducted by Janjawid militias on 15 November from a cattle camp called Qadir in North Darfur. The six men are Bakhit Hamed al-Thayer , Ibrahim Hamed al-Thayer, Aqib Hamed al-Thayer, Abdallah Suleiman Hamed al-Thayer. Adam Daf'allah and Idris Hussein Zaghawa. The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) arrived in the area with the Janjawid in a large fleet of vehicles. While the SAF launched an attack on an armed opposition base at Bir Maza the Janjawid went to Qadir cattle camp and abducted the six men.

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