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Ardamata

Ardamata
اردمتا
Neighborhood
IDP's at the Ardamata displacement camp in 2007
IDP's at the Ardamata displacement camp in 2007
Ardamata is located in Sudan
Ardamata
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]
CountrySudan
StateWest Darfur
CityGeneina
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]

History

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

Demographics

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

References

  1. ^ "Ardamata CPC Area - Geneina". wikimapia.org. 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". sudanviolations.com (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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