Since my last post on Darfur crisis that included an email from a friend in Darfur itself, I have been getting quite a few visits to my blog. I am pleased that I could do little in my own way to “spread the word” as my friend put it. This evening I was pleasantly surprised...

Until a few months ago, Dafur was (seemed to be) still high up on the agenda – of the western governments, the UN and the international news media. Then came the Israel-Lebanon crisis, which distracted everybody and gave news media a fresh pasture to feed on. The UN and the western powers have now found...