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Darfur in the News

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January 30 , 2008

Ban must press Bashir on Darfur justice - rights group  30/01-2008 08:48  (Reuters South Africa)
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon must publicly urge Sudan's president to comply with arrest warrants for two Sudanese accused of atrocities in Darfur, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

Sudan Activists Call for Help in Darfur  30/01-2008 06:53  (Washington Post)
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- In a former life, Emmanuel Jal turned a gun against his government as a conscripted rebel soldier in his native Sudan. These days, the 28-year-old is a hip-hop artist who gave up his machine gun for a microphone, but keeps his aim on the Sudanese government.

Darfur rebels say they can't return home  30/01-2008 06:34  (Yahoo! Asia News)
JUBA, Sudan (Reuters) - A Darfur rebel group said that the U.N.-African Union mission in Sudan was refusing to return them to their areas in the west of the country following unity talks in Juba, the southern capital.

Editorial: Worsening Tragedy  29/01-2008 20:12  (Arab News)
Darfur seems to be an inexhaustible source of bad news. The latest is that it will take much of this year before the planned 28,000 joint UN-AU force (UNAMID) can be deployed.

EU force chief warns Chad, CAR rebels not to interfere  29/01-2008 18:55  (Yahoo! Canada)
0 What's this BRUSSELS (AFP) - The commander of the EU's new peacekeeping mission to Chad and the Central African Republic warned rebel groups Tuesday not to interfere with its efforts to protect refugees from strife-torn Darfur.

Genocide prevention: 60 years of abject failure  29/01-2008 13:02  (Christian Science Monitor)
'The Contracting Parties confirm that genocide, whether committed in time of peace or time of war, is a crime under international law which they undertake to prevent and punish.

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