Something to Hide?

The Sudanese government has detained Pulitzer-prize winning foreign correspondent Paul Salopek and charged him as a spy after he crossed into Darfur from Chad without a visa a few weeks ago. Given that the government-backed slaughter and forced starvation of hundreds of thousands in Darfur is now common (if largely ignored) knowledge, one wonders what secrets Mr. Salopek was supposedly trying to get his hands on.

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One Comment on “Something to Hide?”


  1. […] The good news is that imprisoned journalist Paul Salopek, along with his Chadian driver and interpreter, have been released from Sudanese custody after intervention from New Mexico governor Bill Richardson. (Read about his arrest and detention here.) […]


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