Sunday, March 26, 2006

Darfur attacks overwhelm peace force, UN reports

The UN special envoy to Sudan says that violence is rising in Darfur and that lack of progress in the south is jeopardizing a peace agreement that ended a separate conflict there.

The official, Jan Pronk, told the Security Council on Tuesday that killings, rapes and armed attacks on Darfur villagers were committed by armed gangs secure in the knowledge that no one would stop or punish them. The full story >>>

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