“Four years after the start of the conflict the blood of more than two hundred thousand murdered Darfuris stains the deserts of Darfur. The lives of the local population lie in tatters, as does the reputation of the international community.”

—Ismail Jarbo, a survivor of the Darfur conflict and a participant in today’s Global Day of Darfur, which is occurring in more than 35 capitals to mark the fourth anniversary of the conflict. According to the UN, approximately 200,000 people have been killed in the conflict while millions have been made homeless.

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