Watching Government: Peace in Sudan

11/04/2002
On Oct. 21, President George W. Bush signed into law the Sudan Peace Act. The legislation aims for stability in a very unstable place. And Sudan's citizens could eventually benefit from a promising petro- dollar windfall that now is elusive.Human rights advocates say that, since 1983, civil war and related famine in Sudan have led to more than 2 million deaths and over 4 million refugees.The oil industry opposed an earlier House of Representatives version of the legislation. It sought to punish non-US oil companies that invest in Sudan by blocking their access to US financial markets.Business groups said the law would violate international trade rules and weaken Wall Street. The new l...
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