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|March 3, 2011|
Radio Dabanga reports displaced persons from camps in Zalingei gathered to demanded that the international community and the United Nations take action to stop on-going atrocities in Darfur. They also called for the urgent return of humanitarian organizations that had been expelled. They are requesting that people across Sudan to go into the streets and demonstrate to topple the regime- as in Tunisia and Egypt.
On the same day, a young man from the Zamzam camp near El Fasher committed suicide. When he learned that family members had been forced to flee when their village was attacked by Sudanese bombers and ground forces, he hanged himself with a rope from a tree on the outskirts of the camp.
A witnesses report that the thousands of newly displaced people coming to Zamzam are traumatized by what they have seen. Some of them are screaming at night, others are suffering from depression and “horror’ .