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Tuesday, August 03, 2004

BBC NEWS | Africa | Darfur abuses continue, UN says

BBC NEWS | Africa | Darfur abuses continue, UN says: "Darfur abuses continue, UN says

Darfur has been described as the world's worst humanitarian crisis
Sudanese government officials are still seeking to force displaced villagers in the Darfur region to return to their homes, United Nations aid workers say.
More than a million people have fled their homes in war-torn Darfur amid violence by pro-government Arab militia against black African villagers.
Sudan has promised to double its security forces in Darfur to as an outside peacekeeping force takes shape.
The UN Security Council has asked for real progress by the end of the month.
Failing truce
UN aid workers said on Tuesday that government officials were continuing to intimidate displaced people to try to force them to return to their villages from camps within Darfur:"

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