China Fuels Repression in Darfur

China Fuels Repression in Darfur

Shameful History of Arming Sudan Mars Beijing's Reputation on Eve of Olympics


AUGUST 6, 2008

New York, NY- China has been the most egregious violator of the global arms embargo on Darfur, supplying guns and ammunition to the Sudanese government that have been transferred into the region, according to a new issue brief released by the Arms and Security Initiative at the New America Foundation. Since 2004, the vast majority of Sudan's small arms and light weapons have come from China, and many of them have found their way into the hands of the notorious Janjaweed militias in Darfur.

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