Sudan split was 'over-simplified' by media

For many directly affected by the world's longest-running civil war, the Sudanese conflict has been over-simplified in the Western press as inter-religious or inter-ethnic strife.

"The media tried to make us look like Jafar in Aladdin," says Khalid Albaih, a Sudanese political cartoonist. "Everyone looks alike [in Sudan], the Arabs and the Africans," he adds.

John Prendergast, human rights activist and co-founder of the Enough project, ... Full Story »

Posted by Fabrice Florin - via Ellie Kesselman (t), Seth Roberts Farber (t), Willie Bido (t), Sirajul Islam (t), Ron Steffens (t), Umbreen Bhatti (t), Jaimey Perham (t), Saed Abu Hmud (t), sudaneseonline (t), David Wardell (t)
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Posted by: Posted by Fabrice Florin - Jul 10, 2011 - 1:58 AM PDT
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Edited by: Ellie Kesselman - Jul 12, 2011 - 9:52 AM PDT

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by Ellie Kesselman - Jul. 12, 2011

The article was lengthy, and introduced points of view that I hadn't read before. But overall, it didn't leave me with any greater understanding of the situation in the Sudan than I had before. This is surprising for AlJazeera. Unless I have bias (which I sometimes do toward some topics), I otherwise find AlJazeera news reports to be high quality. Features like this are usually well-written, straightforward and logically supported.

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