Girl, 13 raped by three gunmen
Three gunmen loyal to the government raped a girl aged 13 near Armenkol market in West Darfur on Monday.
Witnesses told Radio Dabanga that the attack happened close to the police station, but they refused to do anything about it.
They said the three men threatened the girl at gunpoint as she entered the market, and silently forced her to go with them to a place outside the market where they took turns raping her.
The witnesses said the police found the men and the girl but let them go when a relative led the girl away.
They criticised local authorities for failing to provide protection and not even to hold those responsible accountable.
They also demanded the UN mission in Darfur step in to the void and immediately provide security for displaced people that continue to come under attack.
Woman’s fingers cut off for saving girl
Militia cut off two fingers off a woman’s hand as she tried to protect a 11 year old girl from rape in Hamidiya camp, Central Darfur on Tuesday.
Witnesses said the woman went out with the girl to collect firewoord when the three men tried to attack the girl.
She stood up to the gunmen as the girl managed to escape and they cut off two of her fingers with a knife a fled.
Witnesses said the woman aged 65 received treatment at a clinic in the camp.
They urged the joint UN/African Union Mission in Darfur to accompsny women and protect them when they venture out of the camp to carry out daily tasks.
Article source: http://www.radiodabanga.org/node/29390