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Sudanese government using chemical weapons in Darfur warns Amnesty

Amnesty International on Thursday published evidence of Sudanese government forces appearing to use chemical weapons on civilians in Darfur. 
An investigation using satellite images and interviews with over 200 survivors has revealed that at least 30 chemical attacks are likely to have occurred since January 2016. 
“This suspected use of chemical weapons represents not only a new low in the catalogue of crimes under international law by the Sudanese military against civilians in Darfur, but also a new level of hubris by the government towards the international community,” Amnesty's director of crisis research, Tirana Hassan said. 
“The use of chemical weapons is a war crime. The evidence we have gathered is credible and portrays a regime that is intent on directing attacks against the civilian population in Darfur without any fear of international retribution.”
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