Wednesday, September 20, 2006

'West ignoring Darfur conflict'

Johannesburg - African security experts blasted the West on Wednesday for ignoring conflicts on the continent, especially the dragging crisis in Sudan's Darfur region, to focus on the war on terror.

"Darfur has been on the table for a long time now and at least 200 000 people have been displaced," said Festus Aboagye, who heads the peace missions programme at the Pretoria-based institute for security studies.

"Do you need a million people to die before the international community moves in?" said Aboagye.

"Genocide should not be used as the justification for intervention". Read more >>>

No comments: