According to Radio Dabanga, Sudanese " authorities yesterday arrested a leader in Al Salaam Camp in North Darfur. The omda Mohamed Taban Dai El Nur was taken yesterday from the camp to an unknown location. In Darfur omda is a title of higher rank than sheikh. It is sometimes translated as "mayor."Witnesses said that the omda was arrested by six uniformed people. He had been busy distributing relief supplies to residents in the part of the camp where he lives.'
In addition, Reuters reports that Sudanese officials have arrested nine Darfur activists including a prominent human rights lawyer.