Since 2003, over 200,000 have died in Darfur and Chad, and 2.5 million have fled their homes seeking safety from the vicious of the Sudanese Arab Janjaweed. “To outsiders, the conflict is seen as tribal warfare. At its roots, though, it is a struggle over controlling an environment that can no longer support all the people who must live on it” says Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmentalist. Massive oil revenues maintain the status-quo, while the world looks on.
a Silent Genocide
Jan Grarup (www.noorimages.com) Denmark, 1968. Over the last 18 years, Jan has traveled the world documenting many of the defining moments of history. He has focused on numerous wars and conflicts, including Rwanda, Iraq, and the Intifada. More recently, he has extensively covered the crisis in Darfur and the conflict in Afghanistan. He resides in Copenhagen.