Dear Arab World: Take Sudan and other Neighbors to Task for Distorting both Islam and democracy today!?
By Kevin Stoda
Let me recall the following!
--In the early 1990s there were democratically held elections in Algeria. Islamic extremist sponsored candidates won. The West refused to support the Islamicist protests when the results of the elections were thrown out. Civil war ensued in Algeria.
--A few years ago in Palestine, Hamas won the elections. This time again the West boycotted the results of those elections. Civil war ensued in Palestine-fully dividing the government and the state into two separate lands.
--Now, in Sudan another anti-election trend is joining the ones that occurred in other Arab countries over the last two decades
Alright-civil war has been going on in Sudan long before this tiny election in Khartoum this last month. But, it's the anti-democratic lesson being taught children (the future) that is of concern here.
This particular election was for children.
Where did it take place?
In an elementary school classroom in Khartoum in Sudan!