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Thousands of IDPs receive Ms. Bensouda at Kalma Camp

Thousands of IDPs receive Ms. Bensouda at Kalma Camp 

Neyala, South Darfur State, June 1 (SUNA) – Thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) at Kalma Camp, the biggest of its kind in Darfur, have received International Criminal Court Prosecutor Ms. Fatou Bensouda during her visit to the camp as part of her visit to Darfur to directly meet with the victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity that had been committed against the civilians in the region.

The ICC Prosecutor met during the visit representatives of the IDPs at the camp, which houses 100,000 persons, led by the coordinator general of IDPs and refugees camps, Yagoub Mohamed Abdalla.

Ms. Bensouda addressed the masses of the IDPs at the camp and visited the mass graves at the camp.

She affirmed at meetings with government and people’s leaderships during her visit to South Darfur State that her current visit aims at affirming the arrival of ICC investigators shortly to look into all cases of human rights violations and to discuss with the government implementation of the arrest warrants that had been issued by the court.  

The representative of the IDPS, Yagoub Mohamed Abdalla, demanded handing over of all perpetrators of the war crimes and crimes against humanity to the ICC, top of them deposed president Omer Al-Bashir, Abdel-Rahim Mohamed Hussein and Ahmed Haroum to face justice.

The IDPs raised placards reading “Al-Bashir to ICC” and “Welcome Welcome ICC.”


Source: SUNA

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