Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Putting an end to Darfur genocide

Brian Steidle has seen it all: Bayonets used like toothpicks to pluck up babies; villages torched; people maimed; women and girls who have been raped; children who are orphaned. The former Marine captain spent six months in Darfur in the west of Sudan with an African Union peacekeeping mission, monitoring the genocide taking place there because Arab raiders, called janjaweed and supported by the Sudanese army, are victimizing black Darfurians.

Now Steidle is spreading word about his experiences there and trying to create awareness and demand that the world do something about it. Read the full editorial >>>

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