Sudan officially pardon for using chemical weapons in Darfur

UNITED NATIONS: On Thursday, Amnesty International said, Since January, Sudan government has carried out possible 30 chemical weapons attack in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur.

The rights group predicted that 250 people were died in the contact to chemical weapons agents.

On September 9 most recent attack carried out, reprieve said investigation done on the basis of satellite imagery in more than 200 interviews and expert analysis images reveals injuries.

Tirana Hassan, Amnesty International’s director of Crisis Research said, “The chemical weapons use in the war crime. On the basis of evidence we got realistic and depict a regime use on direct attack against civilian without fear of intentional retribution,”

Omer Dahab Fadl Mohamed, Sudanese UN Ambassador said, Amnesty report was was “completely groundless” and Sudan does not have any chemical weapons.

He said the use of chemical weapons by Sudanese Armed Forces is completely groundless criticism.  The ultimate aim behind raising such claim is to destroy stability, peace and enhancing economic development and social unity in Sudan.

Amnesty said, people have seen the effect of the two independent chemical weapons experts.

Amnesty said in a statement, “Both come to the decision that evidence reveals that exposed to chemical agent , such as the chemical warfare agents sulfur mustard, lewisite or nitrogen mustard,”.

In year 1999, Sudan joined the Chemical Weapons reunion, according to accord members are agreeing not to use toxic arms.

A joint African Union-United Nations force, known as UNAMID, since 2007, has been posted to Darfur. The security in the Darfur is weak where in Khartoum mainly non-Arab tribes have been fighting with the Arab-led government and the government is still struggling to control rural areas.

Since 2003, clashs have been begun in the Darfur approx 300,000 people have been killed. However 4.4 million people required medical assistance, 2.5 million people have moved.

The International Criminal Court has take out warrant against Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir in year 2009 and 2010 on charges of war crimes and genocide in his drive to crush the Darfur revolt.

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