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February 20, 2023

Bush cites Rwanda's lessons in Darfur crisis  20/02-2008 04:02  (Los Angeles Times)
genocide and expresses frustration with the U.N.'s peacekeeping effort in Darfur. By James Gerstenzang Los Angeles Times Staff Writer February 20, 2023 KIGALI, RWANDA President Bush, expressing frustration that the United Nations has had a difficult time raising and deploying a sufficient peacekeeping force...

REFUGEE REMINDER  20/02-2008 03:32  (The Oregonian)
U nusually for a humanitarian aid worker, Katie-Jay Scott wears a sweatshirt with a machine gunner on the back. The figure was drawn by Mansur, a 10-year-old Darfur refugee she met in a refugee camp in Chad.

Activists Target the 'Genocide Olympics'  20/02-2008 02:08  (Business Week)
Saying China's oil purchases support violence in Darfur, human-rights groups are pressuring McDonald's and other sponsors of the...

China urges West to do more on Darfur: report  20/02-2008 01:53  (Yahoo! Asia News)
Photo: AFP Click to enlarge BEIJING (AFP) - China's special envoy on Darfur has urged the West to do more to promote a peaceful settlement to the conflict in the African region, state media reported Wednesday.

Bush Stopover In Rwanda Evokes Darfur  20/02-2008 00:45  (Washington Post)
KIGALI, Rwanda, Feb. 19 -- He looked shaken, as anyone would visiting a genocide memorial with a picture of a 12-year-old girl and a plaque with her vital information.

UN: Sudan's North-South Peace Is Fragile  19/02-2008 22:33  (Washington Post)
UNITED NATIONS -- Three years after the end of Sudan's north-south civil war, a top U.N. envoy told the Security Council on Tuesday that the foundations for durable peace 'remain fragile' because of a lack of mutual trust.

In Rwanda, Bush Mourns 2 Conflicts  19/02-2008 18:19  (The New York Times)
KIGALI, Rwanda Skeletons are still being discovered and buried in mass graves on a terraced hillside in this lush, verdant city, the legacy of the gruesome 1994 genocide in which 800,000 Rwandans, many of them children, were slaughtered in a matter of months.

Sudan army attacks rebel-held area near Chad border  19/02-2008 11:48  (Washington Post)
EL-GENEINA, Sudan (Reuters) - The Sudanese army began an offensive in the mountainous Jabel Moun area on Tuesday in its latest attempt to reclaim the West Darfur district from insurgents who took up arms five years ago.

Chinese Envoy to Revisit Darfur  19/02-2008 11:22  (The New York Times)
HONG KONG Prime Minister Wen Jiabao of China told Prime Minister Gordon Brown of Britain on Tuesday that China’s special envoy for the Darfur region, Liu Guijin, would make his fourth visit to Sudan on Sunday, China’s Foreign Ministry said.

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