Chad: 6 charged with kidnapping of Darfur ‘orphans’

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Chadian judicial authorities charged nine French nationals on Tuesday with kidnapping of children from Sudan’s Darfur region, an official said. The six tried but failed to fly out the 103 children from Chad. An aid group said the children were orphans from Darfur.

Communications Minister Hourmadji Moussa Doumgor said seven Spanish flight crew members would also be charged with being accessories to the crime….UNICEF’s representative Mariam Coulibaly Ndiaye said authorities are interviewing the children to learn more about their origins and whether they are truly orphans.

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