Wednesday, June 18, 2008

A plea for help

One would think that the situation is hunky-dory now in Sudan, given the lack of media attention the ongoing genocide there has received. Of course, that's far from the case. As this Sudanese writer notes, over 400,000 people have died in the ethnic violence there, a number that absolutely dwarfs the combined number of Israeli and Palestinian deaths since 1967:

What is going on in Darfur is a stain upon humanity. Future generations will look upon what we did--or more appropriately, what we DIDN'T do--and ask, "How could they allow this to happen?"

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