Skip to comments.Christian Persecution and Humanitarian Crisis Escalates in Sudan
Posted on 05/08/2004 2:45:37 AM PDT by miltonim
Today CNN's Brian Todd released a report of the situation in Sudan, where a cease-fire between the Muslim government in the north and southern Christian rebels is taking hold after 21 years and more than two million lives lost.
Todd says, "Now in the Darfur region, three provinces in western Sudan, so many disasters are converging at once: starvation, refugee crisis, intense combat and charges of mass murder, mass graves, systematic rape and ethnic cleansing."
Andre Natsois, a U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator, describes it as "the worst humanitarian disaster in the world right now."
Jerry Fowler of the Committee on Conscience at the Holocaust Memorial Museum says, "There is a grave threat of genocide, in Darfur, right now."
Since the fighting in Darfur started just a little more than a year ago, the United Nations and USAID estimate at least 10,000 people have been killed, some 400 villages have been burned to the ground and one million people displaced, with about 100,000 of them spilling over the border into neighboring Chad.
Jerry Fowler of the Committee on Conscience asks, "Ten years from now, will we look back and say Darfur was another failure, will we say that we responded in a way that we didn't respond to the Holocaust and we didn't respond to Rwanda?"
The Iraqi prisoners are "abused" while thousands of Christians in Muslim countries are being killed.
Where's the rage I ask ya? Where's the rage?