Sudanese boycott call led by Trócaire

Governments and oil companies are being challenged to boycott oil from Sudan, with claims by Irish aid agencies that the cash generated is being used to fuel a war machine.

Governments and oil companies are being challenged to boycott oil from Sudan, with claims by Irish aid agencies that the cash generated is being used to fuel a war machine.

Trócaire says European companies are buying supplies from the Sudanese Government which is using the cash to fund its 30-year civil war in the south of the country.

The news comes amid fears of a new famine in the country, with Eamonn Meehan of Trócaire saying that the world cannot just turn a blind eye to the situation.

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