Thursday, January 29, 2004

Sudan: Taha goes on Hajj -- are the talks in trouble?

Eric Reeves, a professor of English at Smith College offers a round-up of the events surrounding VP Taha's decision to go on the Hajj ... and the status of the negotiations on the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountain regions.

Reeves argues that Taha's decision to go on the Hajj is part of Khartoum's effort to scupper the talks.

Note that Reeves has long been involved in the protest against oil companies operating in Sudan who have been accused of being complicit in rights abuses.

Here is one of the last posts on Sudan.