Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Living a restricted life in Darfur

Source: IRIN

KABKABIYA, 22 February (IRIN) - On the plains of Kabkabiya town in North Darfur, numerous abandoned villages dot the empty landscape. Their burned remains bear witness to the escalation of the Darfur conflict in 2003.

"When the conflict began here," said a community leader who requested anonymity, "the Janjawid [militias] attacked the villages around Kabkabiya, especially to the east and south. They killed many people, took their animals and destroyed their belongings." For the entire picture >>>

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