U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
Other State Department Archive SitesU.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
Home Issues & Press Travel & Business Countries Youth & Education Careers About State Video
 You are in: Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs > Bureau of Public Affairs > Bureau of Public Affairs: Press Relations Office > Press Releases (Other) > 2005 > November
Press Statement
Sean McCormack, Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 8, 2005


Attacks on Humanitarian Workers in Sudan and Uganda

The United States condemns the recent targeted attacks on international humanitarian workers by the Lordís Resistance Army (LRA) in southern Sudan and northern Uganda. These attacks have resulted in the brutal murder of humanitarian aid workers.

The murder of a British citizen in northern Uganda on November 8 follows a string of unprovoked and deliberate attacks on humanitarian workers in southern Sudan and northern Uganda. We offer our condolences to the families of the victims and call on the LRA to end their assaults on those assisting the displaced populations in the region.

2005/1056


Released on November 8, 2005

  Back to top

U.S. Department of State
USA.govU.S. Department of StateUpdates  |   Frequent Questions  |   Contact Us  |   Email this Page  |   Subject Index  |   Search
The Office of Electronic Information, Bureau of Public Affairs, manages this site as a portal for information from the U.S. State Department. External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.
About state.gov  |   Privacy Notice  |   FOIA  |   Copyright Information  |   Other U.S. Government Information

Published by the U.S. Department of State Website at http://www.state.gov maintained by the Bureau of Public Affairs.