Armed Men Seize Sudanese Aid Worker in Darfur Camp, IDP says

A Sudanese employee of a U.S. relief organization was forcibly taken on Monday (April 11) by unidentified armed men in South Darfur, according to a spokesperson of internally displaced people in Darfur camps.

Jibril Ahmed Nourein of the International Medical Corps was seized by seven armed men who raided the organization’s office inside the Kalama IDP camp in South Darfur, the Sudan Tribune reports, citing Hussein Abu Sharati, a spokesperson for IDPs living in Darfur camps.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.

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