Pressure grows for Darfur peace (BBC, 4/29/06)
The UN’s top human rights official, Louise Arbour, is due in Sudan amid growing pressure on the government to end fighting in the Darfur region.
It comes as campaigners prepare to hold mass rallies across the US calling for an end to killings in Darfur.
On Friday, US President George W Bush endorsed the rallies, saying “genocide” in Sudan was unacceptable.
Let us hear no more about how America oughtn’t intervene unilaterally in sovereign states for the sole purpose of vindicating human rights and liberal democracy.