Tuesday, June 08, 2004

This is the Sudanese government and its murderous Arab militia: (from the May 13th Economist):..."The janjaweed [the Arab militia of the government] have clattered into village after African village, torching the straw roofs of conical huts, killing young men who might join the rebels, raping women who might feed them, and stealing everything they can carry off. Sometimes they brand the hands of women they rape, to make the stigma permanent. They have also torched dozens of mosques and torn up and defecated on copies of the Koran. Whatever inspires them, it is not Islam..."