Sudan denies U.N. access to Darfur village to check rape accusations




 
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November 17th, 2014  
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Topic: Sudan denies U.N. access to Darfur village to check rape accusations


KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has refused to let U.N. and African Union peacekeepers visit a village in the western Darfur region to investigate allegations of mass rape for the second time this month, saying it was skeptical about the motives for the visit. The United Nations said Sudanese troops initially denied members of the joint peacekeeping mission, known as UNAMID, access to Tabit in north Darfur earlier this month. The force was later allowed to visit the area and said in a statement on Nov. ...

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