Darfur peacekeeping chief: war has ended

27.08.2009 - Darfur - Radio Netherlands

The commander of the UN-African Union peacekeeping force in the Sudanese region of Darfur, Rodolpho Adada, says the mission has been a success.

He says there are no longer any major bloodbaths and the intensity of the conflict has diminished to one of very low engagements.

Mr Adada criticised media coverage of the Darfur mission, which he says gives the impression that the peacekeeping force has been unable to protect the inhabitants of the region. Mr Adada does not deny that the region is plagued by instability; however, he says that ordinary bandits are the major cause of the troubles.

In April, there was an outcry when he told the UN Security Council that Darfur had become a low intensity conflict. He was accused of bias in favour of the government in Khartoum.

Categories: Africa, International issues

Newsletter

Enter your e-mail address to subscribe to our daily news service.

Follow LIVE Chile’s mobilisations 22.01.20

Film: The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons

2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence

Documentary: UBI, our right to live

In Mobilization For Assange!

Milagro Sala

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Archives

Except where otherwise note, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.