Torture of Channel 4 journalists in Sudan highlights need to investigate Darfur chemical attacks

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Amnesty International

The torture of two journalists abducted en route to Jebel Marra, in Sudan’s Darfur region, is not only a grave affront to press freedom, but also proof the Sudanese authorities have something to hide in the region, said human rights NGO Amnesty International ahead of the airing of a film detailing their harrowing six-week ordeal.

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Sudan: Evidence of chemical weapons used to kill hundreds including children in Darfur

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Benjamin Lowy

 

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Amnesty International

An Amnesty International investigation has gathered horrific evidence of the repeated use of what are believed to be chemical weapons against civilians, including very young children, by Sudanese government forces in one of the most remote regions of Darfur over the past eight months.

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