Sudan: June 20, 2005

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  A new bunch of rebels in eastern Sudan have captured twenty soldiers near the Red Sea coast, as part of their first attacks against the government. The eastern rebels claim that the government has long ignored their needs. This rebel group calls itself the  Eastern Front, an organization that includes the Beja Congress and the Free Lions rebel groups. The rebels are advancing on Tokar, a town south of  Port Sudan.

 

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