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Darfur; French Bombing in CAR

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 20:34:45 -0300 (CLST)

Darfur conflict background:
- BBC Quick Guide - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/5316306.stm
- BBC Coverage -
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/africa/2004/sudan/default.stm
- Wikipedia on conflict - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darfur_conflict
- Wikipedia on response -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_response_to_the_Darfur_conflict
- Map - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Darfur_map.png

French bombing in aid of CAR to put down rebellion:
- http://news.independent.co.uk/world/africa/article2076138.ece
-
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/12/01/africa/AF_GEN_Central_African_Republic_Rebels.php

Connection seems to be:
- Darfur promoting general instability
- Claims from rebels about racial preferences
- CAR claims rebels backed by Sudan

Andrew

More on French War

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2007 21:34:33 -0400 (CLT)

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/africa/article3030349.ece

For 40 years, the French government has been fighting a secret war in
Africa, hidden not only from its people, but from the world. It has led
the French to slaughter democrats, install dictator after dictator – and
to fund and fuel the most vicious genocide since the Nazis. Today, this
war is so violent that thousands are fleeing across the border from the
Central African Republic into Darfur – seeking sanctuary in the world's
most notorious killing fields

Andrew

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