Thursday, March 09, 2006

Stunning photographs show the horror of genocide in Darfur

Former U.S. monitor is touring Bay Area to appeal for action
Jim Doyle, Chronicle Staff Writer

Brian Steidle, a former Marine captain, enjoyed photography as a lark. Then he began shooting images of genocide in Sudan. Now he recalls the awful buzz of flies in a village that was looted and burned after its inhabitants were killed.

As a U.S. representative to the African Union peacekeeping mission, Steidle had access to certain areas of Sudan's troubled Darfur provinces that are restricted to journalists. The Sudanese government reluctantly allowed him to be a witness.The full story >>>

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