Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

In 1988 Sudan reaped its best harvest in at least a decade, yet as many as half a million Sudanese may have died of starvation. Most were victims of the civil war raging in the southern provinces, and anarchy in the west. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled the war zones, seeking refuge in camps in Ethiopia and other neighboring countries or in northern Sudan.

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How to cite this article:

Jay O'Brien "Sudan’s Killing Fields," Middle East Report 161 (November/December 1989).