Letters: Oct. 25, 2004

The Tragedy of Sudan

"The moral irrelevance and depravity of the U.N. and its member states can be summed up in one word: Darfur."

JACQUELINE BALK-TUSA Washington

I have been haunted and sickened by the photos and news coming out of Sudan [Oct. 4]. Most of the world seems to completely ignore the genocide in the region of Darfur carried out by the government-backed Janjaweed Arab militia against non-Arab Muslims. World leaders appear to be waiting for the murder to magically come to an end. With all their wealth and power, why aren't they jumping in to save the people in...