(May 2004)


In the course of the last few weeks, the Secretary-General has received numerous communications from individuals, groups and organizations all over the world containing expressions of deep concern about the humanitarian and human rights situations in the Greater Darfur region of the Sudan, asking him to ensure that emergency assistance is delivered to those in need and calling on him the United Nations in general to do all possible to prevent the situation from deteriorating further.  

  On the humanitarian side,

  Protection of human rights

  On the political side: