June 11, 2014

Sudan's Silent Suffering Is Getting Worse

Clooney & Prendergast, Vice

The Associated Press

Under the cover of darkness, in a world whose attention is diverted by more camera-accessible crises in Ukraine, Syria, and the Central African Republic (CAR), the Sudan government has revived and intensified its genocidal strategy in the main war zones of Sudan. No media is allowed. The few aid organizations still permitted to operate there are under strict agreement to do so quietly. And the United Nations mission in Darfur has recently been implicated in a broad institutional cover-up of both the scale of devastation, and of the Sudan government’s direct role in creating the crisis. Sudan may be the world’s most murderous conflict. But the suffering of its people has been obscured, redacted, made silent.

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