UN says Darfur sliding into “abyss”

UN says Darfur sliding into “abyss”


Large parts of Sudan’s war-torn Darfur region have fallen into the hands of government forces, militias, rebels and armed opposition groups from Chad, pushing the region close to the “abyss,” the UN’s top humanitarian coordinator has warned. Jan Egeland, a Norwegian, said armed groups from all sides in the conflict in Darfur “roam around freely inside and outside the (refugee) camps, spreading terror and fear.” “All of this is happening with total impunity,” Egeland told the UN Security Council ...


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