20 Soldiers Captured Tamba Matthew 29 December 2011 Dakar The number of Senegalese soldiers taken hostage by the southern Casamance separatist rebels has risen from six to 20, sources confirmed on Thursday. For three weeks, separatist rebels have been increasing attacks on government positions...
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Rights Groups Urge Rebels Not to Harm Hostages 29 December 2011 Senegalese rights bodies on Thursday called on separatist rebels from the troubled Casamance region to respect the rights of five soldiers they captured two weeks ago.
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