“…The war between the Islamic north and Christian south Sudan has old roots, stemming back to the 1950s when the country, separated at the time was made one by the western world after World War II. Shortly the country of Sudan was emancipated from England. A war between the two religious factions broke out in 1983, with the Islamic north invading the southern Christians. This is considered the time by which the current struggle is measured. From 1983, it is estimated that at least two million people have been killed in this genocide, mostly Christians, for sure civilians. Early on in this conflict, two professors at the University of Khartoum; Ushari Ahmad Mahmud and Suleyman Ali Baldo learned about the genocide and enslavement being practiced on the Dinka people and had investigated it. What they found was that raiders from the north were killing the men and had taken women and children and into slavery for over two years. They wrote their report in 1987. It was widely circulated and was denied by the Sudanese government. The UN assimilated the report and then discounted it as hearsay. These two humane professors were incarcerated by their government and then were discredited throughout the world. The civilized world would not and could not hear…”
Now you read almost everywhere that the conflicht started in 2003.
As a minor but hopefully enlightening parallel to this: “There was no confirmed homocide on Armenians 1915-1918”