Skip to main content
Khartoum - 10 Feb 2012

Khartoum denies forcing Southerners to recruit to South Sudan militias

The spokesman of the Ministry of Information in Khartoum Rabie Abdelati Obeid has denied that the government is covering up operations of forced recruitment of southerners in Sudan to South Sudanese militia groups opposed to the government in Juba.

Barnaba Benjamin, the Information Minister for South Sudan said Juba sent a delegation to Khartoum in January to discuss this issue, but failed to stop the process.