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IDP's at the Ardamata displacement camp in 2007
IDP's at the Ardamata displacement camp in 2007
Ardamata is located in Sudan
Location in Sudan (West Darfur highlighted)
Coordinates: 13°28′32″N 22°30′15.03″E / 13.47556°N 22.5041750°E / 13.47556; 22.5041750[1][2]
StateWest Darfur
Time zoneCentral Africa Time, GMT + 3

Ardamata (Arabic: اردمتا) is a neighborhood located in the northeastern part of Geneina, Sudan.[3][4] The neighborhood is near the Sudanese Armed Forces's 15th Infantry Division camp.[5]


On 8 November 2023, the Janjaweed and Rapid Support Forces massacred about 800 civilians in Ardamata, West Darfur, Sudan.[6]


The village is home to mainly ethnic Masalit residents.[7]


  1. ^ "Ardamata CPC Area - Geneina". Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  2. ^ "Ardamatta, West Darfur, Sudan". mindat.
  3. ^ Michael, Maggie (2023-11-08). "Darfur refugees report new spate of ethnically driven killings". Reuters. Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  4. ^ دارفور ٢٤ (2023-01-27). "اطلاق سراح محتجزي غرب دارفور في سجن "أردمتا "". موقع دارفور٢٤ الاخباري (in Arabic). Retrieved 2023-11-09.((cite web)): CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "مجازر مروعة في اردمتا بالجنينة بعد سيطرة الدعم السريع… وسقوط أكثر من مائتي قتيل - إنتهاكات السودان". (in Arabic). 2023-11-07. Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  6. ^ "More than 800 Sudanese reportedly killed in attack on Darfur town, UN says". ABC News. Retrieved 2023-11-12.
  7. ^ Formanek, Mitchell McCluskey,Ingrid (2023-07-11). "Sudanese paramilitary and militias accused of war crimes in West Darfur". CNN. Retrieved 2023-07-22.((cite web)): CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
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