Sunday, January 21, 2007

Sudan's Janjaweed attacking across Chad border

The UN expresses "extreme concern". How about a little "extreme firepower", AC-130 style, to express the world's "dissent" about the Janjaweed? I'm down with it.

AllAfrica(UN News Service)
[...]UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) spokesperson Jennifer Pagonis told a news briefing in Geneva. "UNHCR remains extremely concerned over the security situation."[...]More than 10,000 Chadians have been driven from their homes in cross-border attacks by alleged Janjaweed militia from Sudan in the Borota region. Another 10,000 have fled more than 20 villages and are now gathered in the town of Gassire, north of the refugee hub of Goz Beida.

"This insecurity is now posing a direct threat to refugee camps housing thousands of Sudanese from Darfur," Ms. Pagonis said[...]

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