Sudanese sit shackled on a bus headed to a detention facility near an airport in Amman.
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After Jordanian security forces violently rounded up and deported them and other Sudanese asylum-seekers, the 32-year-old says he's now more determined than ever to go to Europe.Feeling discriminated against by authorities, the two joined a makeshift camp outside the U.N. headquarters where other Sudanese were living.The agency says majority of some 3,500 Sudanese in Jordan are from the troubled Darfur region where they risk being persecuted.The U.N. had warned Jordan that the deportations violate international laws, but the Jordanian government said Friday that those deported had come under the pretext of seeking medical treatment and that asylum protection did not apply to them.Some 120 Sudanese managed to escape the dispersal and are now on the run in Jordan.Doury said most of the Sudanese sent back were interrogated for at least two hours upon arrival in Khartoum and allowed to leave, but some have been detained indefinitely.
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