A Daily news digest by Jasper van Santen

Religion and Climate Change Fuel Chaos from Senegal to Sudan – SPIEGEL ONLINE

In News on March 21, 2012 at 11:42

Photo Gallery: Violence in the Sahel

And the world watches… and will do nothing…at all

Kauda is in the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, the border region between Sudan and South Sudan, which gained its independence last summer. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been waging a bombing war against his own people in South Kordofan for almost a year. The bombing is punishment for resisting government oppression, for challenging a manipulated gubernatorial election and for refusing to give up their weapons — and because they have always been tolerant Muslims, as opposed to Bashir, who is a fundamentalist. The government of South Sudan has now sent in troops to help protect the Nuba people from Bashir’s soldiers.

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