Monday, September 04, 2006

UN Peacekeeping Resolution Greeted by Khartoum's New Darfur Offensive

By Eric Reeves
Civilians and humanitarian operations will not be protected except by National Islamic Front genocidaires

On Thursday, August 31, 2006, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 1706, “inviting” the National Islamic Front regime in Khartoum to allow a large and robust UN to enter Darfur with the primary goal of protecting acutely vulnerable civilians and humanitarians. This force (between 23,000 and 24,000 troops, police, and Formed Police Units) could at the very least begin to halt the accelerating slide toward cataclysmic human destruction, destruction that UN aid chief Jan Egeland warned the Security Council on August 28, 2006 could reach to hundreds of thousands of human deaths. Read more >>>

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