A quick weekend article link.
The NYT with Darfur Withers as Sudan Sells a Food Bonanza reports on what Eric Reeves calls “one of the least reported and most scandalous features of the Khartoum regime’s domestic policies.”
Khartoum shipping out their food for profits while we ship in food for aid. Omar Hassan al-Bashir, no he’s is not a criminal they say, but he will ship out food even as the United Nations ships it in. “United Nations officials have said that if they do not bring food into the region, the government surely will not”.
Sudanese officials call it “building up their economy”. I’m sure if we could see their faces their would be a wink, wink in their somewhere.
The Daily alternative to watching sponsored commercials during the Olympics .The Darfur Olympics.
Gabriel Stauring and Katie-Jay Scott of i-ACT / Stop Genocide Now, produced this event in Chad. Please visit their website to help bring Darfur’s voices to the world.