The unending specters of misery and death so ubiquitous to the killing fields of Darfur have set their gaze to distant riches beyond the borders of
As if a child’s dying cry wasn’t enough for the hungry hordes of the Janjaweed (nomadic proxies in a terrible struggle between Sudanese powers that be), they now spread their bloody reach into Chad’s Zakouma National park ; a refuge of endangered species and a tantalizing source of blood money for these killers. However, they aren’t the only "armies" in need of
Once rebounding populations of elephants and rhinos among many other endangered species are now being decimated to fuel the ongoing human tragedy in
Chadian park rangers are caught in the middle of a newer more vicious illegal animal trade whose endgame appears to be the very extinction of the animals they defend. The problem of course extends far beyond the borders of
Begley concludes her article noting "that as the ultimate blame for drug lords who murder the innocent lies with users, so the blame for a wildlife trade that sustains organized crime and genocidal militias lies with the buyers. "There is a vague awareness in
Cry the children... and the animals….