Sudan urged by UN to grant access to probe rape allegations in Darfur

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Students of the Midwifery School in El Fasher, North Darfur, march to commemorate the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence (2013). Credit: Abdulsalam, UNAMID

The authorities in Sudan have been urged to grant immediate access to the African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) to verify allegations of mass rapes in a village in the northern part of the Sudanese region.

UNAMID was deployed in July 2007 to protect civilians and support the peace process to resolve the conflict in Darfur.

Derrick Mbatha reports.

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