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Since gaining independence from Britain in 1956, Sudan’s ruling class has justified its power with an ideology that favors the Arabic-speaking and Arabized elite in the capital Khartoum over populations from the nation's more culturally, religiously, and linguistically diverse regions living on the periphery. While often described as a country split along a north-south axis, because that has long been a fault line of conflict, the concentration of power and wealth is divided between the center and peripheries.
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Attacks on Darfuri villages commonly begin with Sudanese Air Force bombings. Air campaigns are often followed by Janjaweed militia raids. All remaining village men, women, and children are either murdered or forced to flee. Looting, burning food stocks, enslaving and raping women and children, and stealing livestock are common. Dead bodies are tossed in wells to contaminate water supplies and entire villages are burned to the ground.
The conflict in Darfur could escalate to where we're seeing 100,000 victims per month.
Nicholas D. Kristof