The China-Sudan Alliance

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    Keep this in mind the next time you buy something imported from China.

    Empowering Evil: China Aids Sudan's Killers
    By Peter Brookes, The Conservative Voice
    April 12, 2007

    The death, destruction and human misery in Sudan's western region of Darfur may now be worse than at any time since the conflict started four years ago - if that's possible.

    As the world struggles to end the bloodshed in Darfur, one of the biggest stumbling blocks is China's support of Sudanese President Omar al Bashir's Islamist government.

    Beijing runs interference for Sudan's repressive regime, whose armed forces and Arab-Muslim Janjaweed militias are responsible for more than 200,000 deaths and for creating 2 million refugees.

    If Beijing doesn't use its influence to curb Khartoum's "ethnic cleansing" of Darfur's African Muslims, there may be little others, including the United Nations, can do to end what many are calling the 21st century's first genocide.

    So what's China's interest in far-off Sudan? One word: oil.

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