SUDAN WATCH: 3 more NGOs expelled from Sudan: Save the Children USA, PADCO and MSF (Doctors Without Borders) France

Thursday, March 05, 2009

3 more NGOs expelled from Sudan: Save the Children USA, PADCO and MSF (Doctors Without Borders) France

Right now here in England it is 16:00 PM GMT Thursday 5 March. Latest tweets from Rob Crilly in Darfur, western Sudan:

NGO staff held at gunpoint in Nyala on way to airport to leave. They were stopped by national security, very people kicking em out
about 1 hour ago from web

Just dragged an entire patrol back from the camps so that i can file.
about 1 hour ago from txt

Driving through al salaam camp listening to bon jovi. My choice would be sonic youth for humanitarian emergencies
about 1 hour ago from txt

Hac released full list. Save the children US, PADCO and msf france
about 1 hour ago from txt

Three.more ngos out. No more details
about 1 hour ago from txt

Dragged entire patrol out of the camps just so I can file
about 1 hour ago from web

Welcome to all my new followers. I'll be following you all soon but kinda busy right now
about 1 hour ago from web
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UPDATE see Sudan Watch 5 March 2009:
More than 2.5 million people will be affected by Sudan gov't expulsion of NGOs in Darfur

The names of the thirteen NGOs ordered to leave Sudan appear to be: Oxfam GB, Care, MSF-Holland, Mercy Corps, Save the Children UK, Norwegian Refugee Council, International Rescue Committee, Action Contre La Faim, Solidarities, CHF International, Save the Children USA, PADCO, MSF-France.

1 Comments:

Blogger Abdi Essa said...

I hope you and your colleagues make it out safe and sound. I understand the rough times you are going through now and wish you a safe journey out of here.

Friday, March 06, 2009  

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