It's four years since conflict erupted in Darfur, engulfing the people of this rural region of western Sudan in terrible suffering. The world said ‘never again’ after Rwanda. Yet the UN, Western governments, the Arab League and the African Union have stood by while the Sudanese Government ethnically cleanses its own citizens. 200,000 dead, 2 million displaced, and counting.
why the paralysis? This month the NI takes a cold, hard look at the politics behind
the scenes of ‘the world’s worst humanitarian crisis: With the conflict now spreading
to neighbouring countries, what can be done to help the people of Darfur?
Sick of promises
8 Facts, timeline and map
War against women
An African struggle
16 Darfur: a history
Over a barrel
Don't ignore Darfur
21 SPECIAL FEATURE
The future for the world can look bleak, dominated by technological and corporate power. But what if resistance to it won through? Pat Mooney tells a story illustrating how things might unfold differently between now and 2035.
Big Bad World
View from Abu Dhabi
Essay: Myths of the Global Market
36 Country Profile - Antigua & Barbuda
<This month's translation>
- Sick of promises (NI p4-7)
- Facts, timeline and map (NI p8-9)
- War against women (NI p10-12)
- An African struggle (NI p14-15)
- Over a barrel (NI p18-19)
- Country Profile - Antigua & Barbuda (NI p36)