New rebel Nuba movement in South Kordofan targeting oilfields
UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN SUDAN ( UNMIS)
Media Monitoring Report, 17 February 2008
A group of people from the Nuba Mountains, headed by Dr. Juma al Wakeel, yesterday said they have established a new armed group under the name of “The Central Movement for the Liberation of Sudan – Nuba Mountains Region”.
Al Wakeel said to AlRai AlAam yesterday that the movement's main targets are the oilfields and Government institutions. He said the movement is based now at a triangle at Kordofan-Darfur borders.
The movement calls for self-rule in the Nuba Mountains. We are against the CPA, said al Wakeel. Al Wakeel does not rule out coordination between his movement and Darfur rebels.
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