NUBAN

AcronymDefinition
NUBANNigerian Uniform Bank Account Number (Nigeria)
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But without the bombings, the Nubans would be able to farm and feed themselves and wouldn't need a refugee camp.
The UN human rights report on South Kordofan, prepared before Khartoum expelled all monitors from Kadugli, South Kordofan, was explicit on what could be observed or reported from this extraordinary vantage during the first three weeks of fighting in June: "Interviews with witnesses and victims reveal that the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and security forces have a list of Nubans wanted for being sympathetic to the SPLM/A, which supports the allegation that people in Southern Kordofan were targeted based on ethnicity.
Their report was promptly leaked and its central conclusion made clear the urgency of a human rights investigation: 'Instead of distinguishing between civilians and combatants and accordingly directing their military operations only against military targets, the Sudan Armed Forces and allied paramilitary forces have targeted members and supporters of the SPLM/A, most of whom are Nubans and other dark skinned people.
Their report was promptly leaked and its central conclusion made clear the urgency of a human rights investigation: "Instead of distinguishing between civilians and combatants and accordingly directing their military operations only against military targets, the Sudan Armed Forces and allied paramilitary forces have targeted members and supporters of the SPLM/A, most of whom are Nubans and other dark skinned people.
June's leaked UNMIS report observed "especially egregious" conduct by Sudan's army and one of its allied paramilitary groups - the Popular Defense Forces - saying they "have targeted members and supporters of the SPLM/A, most of whom are Nubans and other dark skinned people.
The report, which leaked to the media in mid-July, spoke of "especially egregious" conduct by Sudan's army and its allied paramilitary group known as the Popular Defense Forces, saying they "have targeted members and supporters of the SPLM/A, most of whom are Nubans and other dark skinned people.
Starting from 5 June, the SAF has conducted daily aerial bombardments in Kadugli, Kauda, Dilling, Talodi, Um Dorein and other parts of the State populated by Nubans including Heiban, Kauda Julud, Kudu and Kurchi.
The report accused both parties to the conflict of engaging in acts against civilians, but it singled out SAF's conduct as "especially egregious," saying that the army and its allied paramilitary forces "have targeted members and supporters of the SPLM/A, most of whom are Nubans and other dark skinned people.
The ethnic targeting of Nuba is made explicit in the UNMIS human rights report as well: "Interviews with witnesses and victims reveal that the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and security forces have a list of Nubans wanted for being sympathetic to the SPLM/A, which supports the allegation that people in Southern Kordofan were targeted based on ethnicity.