“The biggest harm from the sanctions, is to the political process itself, because it is a political process that will end all the suffering, all the problems that are being experienced in Darfur now,” said Dr. Lam Akol, Minister of Foreign Affairs, in response to a reporter’s question.
“The insecurity, the question of excesses that are being committed in Darfur, there is no doubt in a war situation the rule of law suffers; human rights are affected. And therefore, the only way to stop all this is to bring the war to an end. The first casualty of these sanctions, coming at the time they did, was the peace process,” said Dr. Akol.
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