Thursday, March 23, 2006

UN: 'Darfur is unravelling'

Brussels -

Sudan's strife-torn region of Darfur is unravelling and two million people there are increasingly vulnerable to human rights abuse, the UN envoy on genocide warned on Wednesday.

"No one disputes that the situation on the ground is unravelling, it's getting worse," Juan Mendez, special adviser to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on the prevention of genocide, said.

"The almost two million Darfurians who were vulnerable to human rights violations are more vulnerable now than they were a year ago," he said. The full story >>>

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