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Friday, October 06, 2006

Darfur in grave danger, says Annan

It is about time that Annan said something, anything. It's just sad that the only time he bothers to say anything is when President Bush beats him to the punch.
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Thursday Darfur was close to a catastrophe, as the United States sought to rebuke Sudan for trying to scare off potential U.N. troop contributors.

Annan, in his monthly report on Sudan's vast Darfur region, said violence, rape and insecurity were on the rise, despite a peace agreement between the government and one rebel group. [Read the entire article.]
This is more than a catastrophe, this is genocide. And it's happening on your watch...again.