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U.N. Say Aid Workers in Darfur Detained, Harassed

The United Nations said on Wednesday it had complained to the Sudanese government about the harassment and sometimes temporary detention of aid workers in areas of conflict-torn Darfur. “While security incidents in Darfur appear to have reduced in numbers, harassment of NGO (non-governmental organization) humanitarian workers in south Darfur continues,” U.N. spokesman George Somerwill told a news conference in Khartoum. He said a Sudanese aid worker employed by an international NGO was detained on Feb. 17, while on the same day a foreign aid worker and four Sudanese employees working for another international agency were also detained. Full Story

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