Nothing funny about this one.
“I don’t want to talk to you. I have given you so many reports, but you did nothing. Many rape cases were reported and you conduct many patrols. But you have done nothing.”
– Omar Muhammad Abakar, a village sheik in Darfur, speaking to Maj. Essodina Kadangha, a Togolese member of the 7,000-member African Union force charged with protecting civilians in the region from government-backed militias known as Janjaweed – with approximately one solider for every 28 square miles of the region, according to The New York Times. On May 16, the U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a U.S.-sponsored resolution to replace the African force with up to 20,000 international peacekeepers.