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February 12 , 2008

Darfur towns burned in government attacks: U.N.  12/02-2008 08:35  (Xtra News)
KHARTOUM, Sudan (Reuters) - A major assault by the Sudanese army and allied militia has left two Darfur towns badly damaged by fire, sources close to a U.

Darfur Women Tell of Their Ordeal in the Hands of the Janjaweed  12/02-2008 07:46  (Calibre Macro World)
Nairobi, Feb 12, 2023 (The Nation/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) -- She could not fight back tears as she narrated her ordeal. She was arrested, whipped and raped continuously by the Janjaweed, a dreaded militia group in Southern Sudan responsible for thousands of deaths in Darfur.

Nobel Laureates Join Pressure on China Over Darfur  12/02-2008 03:35  (The New York Times)
Filed at 1:24 a.m. ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Nobel Peace laureates sent a letter to Chinese President Hu Jintao on Tuesday urging the Beijing Games host to uphold Olympic ideals by pressing its ally Sudan to stop atrocities in Darfur.

British Olympian hits out at China amid gagging row  12/02-2008 00:47  (Yahoo!7 News)
LONDON (AFP) - A British Olympian called on China to do more to end the ongoing conflict in Sudan's Darfur region on Tuesday, amid a row over attempts by the British Olympic Association to gag its athletes.

Chad's Prime Minister Lashes Out Against Influx of Darfur Refugees  12/02-2008 00:42  (The Wall Street Journal - World News)
N'DJAMENA, Chad -- Chad's prime minister on Monday blamed the influx of some 300,000 refugees from the neighboring Darfur region for his country's worsening tensions with Sudan and he demanded the international community move them out.

Chad s Leader Survives, but Dissidents Peril Grows  11/02-2008 22:54  (The New York Times)
NDJAMENA, Chad Françoise Djiuiheïn responded with a start to each rap at the door, each passing car that lingered too long beyond the front gate of the safe house.

Sudanese Army Officer Is Held In American Official’s Murder  11/02-2008 20:23  (The New York Times)
NAIROBI, Kenya One of two men arrested Saturday in connection with the killing of the American diplomat in Sudan last month is a Sudanese Army officer, a senior Sudanese law enforcement official said Monday.

U.S. Speaks to Sudan on Attacks In Darfur  11/02-2008 13:40  (The New York Times)
Filed at 1:07 p.m. ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States pressed Sudan's government on Monday to stop its latest military action in the western Darfur region and remove any obstacles preventing full deployment of U.

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