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Feb 12, 2015
Feb 12, 2015
Feb 12, 2015

U.S. slams Sudan for blocking Darfur mass rape investigation

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 12 (Reuters) – The United States on
Thursday sharply criticized Sudan for obstructing a United
Nations investigation into what Washington’s U.N. envoy said
were credible allegations of mass rape in the conflict-torn
western Darfur region.

Speaking at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council, U.S.
Ambassador Samantha Power referred to a new report by New
York-based Human Rights Watch, which accused Sudanese soldiers
of raping at least 221 women and girls in the village of Tabit
over the course of three days.

Feb 12, 2015
Feb 12, 2015
Feb 12, 2015

U.S. slams Sudan for obstructing Darfur mass rape investigation

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 12 (Reuters) – The United States on
Thursday sharply criticized Sudan for obstructing a United
Nations investigation into what Washington’s U.N. envoy said
were credible allegations of mass rape in the conflict-torn
western Darfur region.

Speaking at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council, U.S.
Ambassador Samantha Power referred to a new report by the New
York-based Human Rights Watch, which accused Sudanese soldiers
of raping at least 221 women and girls in the village of Tabit
over the course of three days.

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