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POLICY STATEMENT: United States Condemns Raid on Darfur Refugee Camp
Dozens of people were killed and hundreds injured on August 25, 2008 during a raid by Sudanese troops on a Darfur refugee camp. <br /> <br />The United States government has expressed concern about violence against refugees and called on the
Dozens of people were killed and hundreds injured on August 25, 2008 during a raid by Sudanese troops on a Darfur refugee camp.

The United States government has expressed concern about violence against refugees and called on the government of Sudan to investigate the situation.

In a press statement, Department of State Deputy Spokesman Robert Wood said:

"We are concerned by indiscriminate weapons fire by Sudanese government forces on the Kalma internally displaced persons camp in South Darfur, Sudan. Attacks on vulnerable populations in Sudan are deplorable and violate international law. We call on the Government of Sudan to thoroughly investigate this incident and ensure that such actions are not repeated.

The United States deplores all violence in Darfur, and reminds the Government of Sudan and all parties of their commitment to peace under the Darfur Peace Agreement."
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