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The Tragedy and Hypocrisy of Darfur

Original post made by Where is the morality?, Evergreen Park, on Aug 9, 2008

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"Even as it receives a billion pounds of free food from international donors, Sudan is growing and selling vast quantities of its own crops to other countries, capitalizing on high global food prices at a time when millions of people in its war-riddled region of Darfur barely have enough to eat.

"Here in the bone-dry desert, where desiccated donkey carcasses line the road, huge green fields suddenly materialize. Beans. Wheat. Sorghum. Melons. Peanuts. Pumpkins. Eggplant. It is all grown here, part of an ambitious government plan for Sudanese self-sufficiency, creating giant mechanized farms that rise out of the sand like mirages.

But how much of this bonanza is getting back to the hungry Sudanese, like the 2.5 million driven into camps in Darfur? "

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Posted by gh
a resident of Meadow Park
on Aug 10, 2008 at 8:52 pm



They are only Christians who are suffering, Palo Alto has moved on to the God is not great era.


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