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May 5 , 2008

‘Save Darfur’ group criticizes Bush administration over Sudan sanctions  05/05-2008 11:35  (Sudan Tribune)
A coalition of Darfur advocacy groups in the United States accused the Bush administration of dragging its feet on enforcing Sudan divestment law.

Ye Shall Be Judged -- Not  05/05-2008 11:34  (Washington Post)
Bush grudgingly signed a bill last December that would bar U.S. contracts for foreign companies that do work in Sudan's oil, mineral, power and defense sectors -- part of a congressional effort to isolate Khartoum and pressure the government to end the violence in Darfur.

Darfur rebels say they arrest 13 census staff  04/05-2008 11:41  (Reuters UK)
By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM, May 4 (Reuters) - Darfur rebels said on Sunday they had arrested about 13 Sudanese government census staff and would try them as "enemies" in military courts, a crime which could attract a death penalty.

U.N. Security Council to Tour Africa In June  02/05-2008 17:14  (The New York Times)
Filed at 4:36 p.m. ET UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council will tour Africa early next month to try to better understand and address some of the continent's crises, including Darfur and Somalia, British Ambassador John Sawers said on Friday.

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