From AP via SignonSanDiego.com:
China and Russia are supplying arms to Sudan that are being used to fuel the violence in the Darfur region in violation of a U.N. arms embargo, a human rights group said in a report Tuesday.
China and Russia quickly rejected the report and Sudan’s government said it was “not justified.”
“The irresponsible transfer of arms to Sudan and its neighbors are a significant factor in the massive human rights catastrophe in Darfur and its spread into eastern Chad,” London-based Amnesty International said.
The report said “the bulk” of the arms were transferred from China and Russia, without giving specific, up-to-date figures.[Full Text]