Janjaweed militias raided IDPs camp (Kasab) and killed three displaced people in front of the North
Kuttum August 1st, 2012. In a strikingdevelopment of events in the city of Kutum, Northern Darfur, following thekilling of Mayor of Oasis Abdul Rahman Mohammed Isa on Wednesday, groups of theJanjaweed militia raided IDPs camp (Kasab) near the city Kuttum.
They surrounded the camp. The governor of the state of NorthDarfur, Osman Yusuf Kibir visited the area to see the developments. Upon hisarrival in the camp (Kasab,) some individuals wanted to talk to him. But some Janjaweedimmediately shot the camp dwellers dead in front of the governor and thecommander of the army. One of the people killed was Adam Khamis. People are trying to investigate theidentity of the others.
In another development of the events, another group ofJanjaweed from El Fasher arrived to Kassab IDP camp on Thursday morning. Theystarted looting, killing and abusing camp dwellers. They still continue to doso.
According to reports from Kuttum, the town has become a ghostcity. Only herds of the janjaweedmilitias can be see roaming different parts of the city, terrorizing the towninhabitants and committing crimes.
The regular Sudanese army and police have so far kept silent.UNAMID force, mandated to protect the civilians in Darfur, is nowhere to beseen.
This arises suspicion and doubt in the effectiveness ofthese forces in executing their mandate and the collusion between them and the.
The Janjaweed militias in Kuttum are mostly foreign elementsunder the command of Ali Osman Mohamed Taha, First Vice President
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