Sunday, February 12, 2006

Desperation in Darfur


Can the United Nations now succeed where African peacekeepers have failed?
By Dan Morrison



NYALA, SUDAN--The murderous Janjaweed militia are camped in a dusty swirl 6 miles outside the South Darfur town of Gereida, where the 60,000 residents fear an attack could come at any moment. With armed horsemen practically on their doorstep, the women of Gereida took an unusual step--they wrote a letter swearing to rampage with knives and machetes unless a group of outsiders leaves within 72 hours. Click here for the whole story >>

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