By Lisa Schlein
Khartoum
05 September 2007

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he was “shocked and humbled” by his visit to a refugee camp in El Fasher in war-torn northern Darfur. He said the visit has strengthened his resolve to end the war in Darfur. Lisa Schlein is traveling with the Secretary-General and reports for VOA from Khartoum.

The UN Chief had a full day of meetings with government officials, tribal and civic leaders. He visited the site of the future headquarters for the 26,000-strong African Union/United Nations hybrid peacekeeping force. But, he says he was particularly touched by what he saw during a brief visit to the El Salam camp, home to more than 45,000 internally displaced people MORE.