Monday, October 16, 2006

Genocide and global indifference

By George J. Bryjak

Since February of 2003, approximately 400,000 people have been killed in Darfur, a near Texas-size desert region in western Sudan. The Sudanese armed forces and a government-backed militia known as the “Janjaweed” have been fighting two rebel factions in Darfur. These groups oppose the political and economic exploitation of their homeland. Government forces and the Janjaweed are primarily Arab nomads, while the inhabitants of Darfur are black Africans. Read more >>>

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