January 24, 2006
Sudan: Darfur – KAIROS Update December 2005
KAIROS UPDATE a quarterly snapshot of KAIROS work for justice and peace
ISSUE 3 (DECEMBER 2005): DARFUR
“Security is our number one priority,” according to workers with the Sudan Council of Churches, a PWRDF/KAIROS partner. “t is the first time in our history that we hear about collective rapes.”
By mid-2004 the mounting toll of death and displacement forced the crisis in Darfur onto the stage of world affairs. A formerly unreported conflict over natural resources in this part of East Africa has escalated into what many have referred to as “the first genocide of the twenty-first century”.
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