“You must be like a grain of sand in the eye of the decision-makers. Remind them constantly of their international legal obligations. Never let them forget that they have an obligation to act when massive human rights abuses and genocide take place.” Juan Mendez, former UN rapporteur for genocide
The UN assesses that a further 3 million Darfuris are now living in harsh conditions in camps, unable to return to villages that have been destroyed. The violence continues with almost daily bombings.
A small number of Darfuris have fled, coming to the UK to seek asylum and protection from the regime that has systematically targeted them simply because of their ethnicity.