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Militia officer assaults Omdurman woman

November 24 - 2019 OMDURMAN
RSF paramilitaries in Sudan (File photo)
RSF paramilitaries in Sudan (File photo)

On Wednesday, the Coordination of the Resistance Committees of Karari in Omdurman condemned an alleged assault on a woman and her family by an officer of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) militia.

The coordination alleges that the RSF officer insulted and threatened a woman and her family with weapons. It is also reported that RSF has filed a complaint against a journalist because of an article she wrote.

The incident was reportedly triggered when youths in the neighbourhood told one of the sons of the officer, who lives in the area, not to throw garbage into the street.

The coordination called on the RSF to deter these abuses of its affiliates, and to bring the perpetrators to public trials, with apologies and compensation for the victims.


The Sudanese Journalists Network reported that the RSF filed a complaint against journalist Hanadi El Siddig last week, because of her column “Without Borders” in Akhbar El Watan newspaper.


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