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August 1, 2023

UN renews Darfur peacekeeping mandate  01/01-1970 00:00  (The National (Abu Dhabi, UAE))
The UN Security Council has renewed the mandate for peacekeepers in Darfur in a resolution that Washington criticised for raising concerns about moves to indict Sudan’s president for genocide.

Helicopter in NYC Sends Message to World Leaders  01/01-1970 00:00  (Save Darfur Blog)
Passers-by didn’t know what was happening. A helicopter was parked in the middle of the street, one block away from the United Nations headquarters in New York City.

Where's the air support?  01/01-1970 00:00  (Los Angeles Times)
The list of countries responsible for the humanitarian crisis in Darfur is a long one, topped by the repressive government of Sudan but including such players as China, whose purchase of Sudanese oil keeps the Khartoum regime afloat, and Russia, which consistently blocks attempts to impose sanctions.

Sudan's al-Bashir vows never to deal with ICC  01/01-1970 00:00  (Washington Post)
Sudan's president said he will never deal with the International Criminal Court where he faces charges of genocide in Darfur, according to a newspaper interview published Thursday.

UN renews Darfur mission, but U.S. withholds vote  01/01-1970 00:00  (International Herald Tribune)
The UN Security Council extended the mandate for beleaguered peacekeeping troops in the Sudanese province of Darfur late Thursday, but the United States abstained from the 14-0 vote to protest what it saw as wobbly support for pursuing war crimes indictments in the conflict.

FACTBOX - Key excerpts from U.N. council resolution on Darfur  01/01-1970 00:00  (Yahoo! UK and Ireland)
(Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Thursday renewed a mandate for peacekeepers in Sudan's war-torn Darfur region for another year and agreed to discuss suspending any international war crimes indictment of Sudan's president.

Poor response to Darfur crisis  01/01-1970 00:00  (Gulf News)
For the past five years, since the beginning of the crisis, the entire Muslim and Arab world remained silent as innocent civilians in Darfur got killed on a mass scale.

Senators call for truce in Darfur during Olympics  01/01-1970 00:00  (USA Today)
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators called for an Olympic truce in Darfur during the Beijing Olympics.

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