Caritas warns of humanitarian disaster in Sudan
Catholic World News - June 28, 2011
Caritas Internationalis, the confederation of Catholic relief and development agencies, is urging the international community to “deploy every diplomatic resource, employ every incentive, and apply every consequence necessary to protect the people of Southern Kordofan,” the Sudanese region that borders the new state of South Sudan. An estimated 113,000 people have been forced from their homes after Sudanese troops descended upon the area.
“The Government of Sudan and representatives of the Nuba people must negotiate a durable peace,” said Caritas Secretary-General Michael Roy. “Continuing fighting will have horrific consequences for the people of Southern Kordofan, and threatens to undermine the fragile peace throughout the rest of Sudan.”
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