Militiamen beat, extort displaced people in South Darfur
Pro-government militiamen beat seven displaced people near their camp in Mershing, and do not release them until being paid the next day.
Pro-government militiamen beat seven displaced people on Sunday, near their camp in Mershing, South Darfur. They were not released by the militiamen until they paid them money, the next day.
A witness told Radio Dabanga that the militiamen, driving in vehicles, attacked the group of displaced people who were cutting wood in Hashaba area, south of the camp. They were tortured and held, forced to each pay SDG 200 ($33) to be released, which they were on Monday evening.
The witness appealed to the authorities to protect them from the violations by the militias.