This week, we received numerous suggested articles for the week’s blog feature. Most were very well written, provocative, timely and informative. Nonetheless, I have decided that another area of global importance has been neglected for too long and only recently, has made some head-way into the headlines. It is GENOCIDE. It is happening. It is real. It is in Sudan. As a scholar of genocide, and having visited Sudan, I felt compelled to address this issue.
Two years ago, the African people, tired of the government’s brutality and yearning for freedom, revolted against Sudan’s Islamic government. The Islamic government saw this as an opportunity to systematically and methodically wipe out the Africans in Darfur and take their land for the Arabic Sudanese. The following are eyewitness statements of the horror that is taking place in front of our eyes: [Read more…]