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Sudan accused of 'vicious, invisible war' against its citizens

The Sudan government is using brutal counter-insurgency tactics against civilians to quell the escalating rebellion in western Darfur province, according to Amnesty International. Indiscriminate bombing raids on remote villages, and widespread murder, rape and torture, are part of a “vicious, invisible war” detailed by the human rights group in a report published yesterday. Over 600,000 people have fled their homes and at least 100,000 have scurried across the border into neighbouring Chad. Even there, however, sanctuary is not guaranteed – last week Sudanese bombers attacked a border village killing three people including a two-year-old child. “There are too many people killed for no reason,” one refugee told researchers. Full Story

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