Amnesty accuses Sudan of using chemical weapons in Darfur



Sudan's government has carried out at least 30 likely chemical weapons attacks in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur since January using what two experts concluded was a probable blister agent, Amnesty International said on Thursday.
The rights group estimated that up to 250 people may have died as a result of exposure to the chemical weapons agents.
The most recent attack occurred on Sept. 9 and Amnesty said its investigation was based on satellite imagery, more than 200 interviews and expert analysis of images showing injuries.
"The use of chemical weapons is a war crime. The evidence we... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 40
Source: Reuters
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