Monday, April 03, 2006

Former U.S. Marine seeks end to genocide in Darfur

By Jamie Ward

Former Marine Brian Steidle shows pictures that he took while stationed in Darfur to students in the business school Thursday night.
Yossi May • IDS
Former Marine Brian Steidle spoke of an ongoing "systematic ethnic cleansing" he witnessed in Darfur, a region in Sudan, while touring Bloomington Thursday and Friday. The events were part of the "Million Voices for Darfur" campaign.

"This is a government-sponsored military operation," Steidle said. "At its height, 9,000 to 10,000 people have died in a month and there are now nearly 2.5 to 3 million people in internally displaced persons camps. It's going on right now as we sit in this room. People are dying." Read more >>>

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