Amnesty says a white Antonov 26 was spotted at Nyala in March Amnesty International has accused Sudan of violating a UN arms embargo on Darfur and is “dismayed” at Russian and Chinese arms supplies to Khartoum.
Amnesty’s report backs UN findings leaked this month that Sudan is flying weapons into Darfur in breach of UN Security Council resolutions.
Sudan denied those accusations, saying it was just moving materiel. It has not yet replied to the latest report.The four-year conflict in Darfur has seen more than 200,000 deaths.
In its report, Amnesty called on the UN Security Council to strengthen the arms embargo on Darfur, which was extended in March 2005 to cover all parties.