UN Ambassador Rice: "He (Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Alain Le Roy) gave a very comprehensive and detailed summary of the circumstances on the ground, much of which we find quite disturbing. He underscored and reinforced what have been our longstanding concerns about serious government restrictions on political freedom, freedom of speech, freedom of association, the opportunity for all political actors to campaign without impediment, harassment of the media, limitations on access to polling stations for many of the people of Sudan, in particular in Darfur, as we have highlighted in the past." Full Text
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