Darfur: the feelgood conflict

By Mahmoud Mamdani, Le Monde Diplomatique.

When I was in Darfur in 2008, I asked a UN humanitarian officer how much of the $15m Save Darfur had raised in 2007 had really found its way to Darfur. He said none. When I returned to New York, I called a contact in the Save Darfur head office in Washington DC and asked him if this was true. His response was that Save Darfur was not an aid agency but an advocacy group.

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Anonymous said...

why do you call this a "Feelgood" conflict? You are not as clear as you think you are.

Anonymous said...

care to comment on the Iranian show trials?

Since March 29th 2006