Justice for Darfur: An International Affair


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DARFUR, Jul 19 2008: The United Nations is reportedly withdrawing staff in the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan after an international prosecutor accused Sudan’s president of genocide. (read more)
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Egypt planning on deporting Darfur refugees: rebels

July 16, 2008 (PARIS) — A rebel group accused Egypt of planning to sanction Darfur refugees who try to cross to Israel by persecuting them or handing them over to Sudanese authorities exposing them to great risks. (read more)
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UNHCR very disturbed by block on Darfur refugee relocation

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EASTERN CHAD: We are very disturbed that in eastern Chad on Tuesday our efforts to move traumatised, newly arrived refugees from West Darfur away from the volatile border to camps was blocked by the presence of unknown armed elements. (read more)
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U.N. says 'terrified' refugees flee Sudan's Darfur

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GENEVA: UNHCR says it's scrambling to get aid to thousands of stranded villagers fleeing Sudan's Darfur region to neighboring Chad. (read more)
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George Clooney Named UN Messenger of Peace

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NEW YORK: George Clooney has been designated by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, to raise awareness of the world body’s peacekeeping efforts. Mr. Clooney, who will join eight other internationally renowned individuals as...(read more)
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Stranded in the Desert, Darfur’s Refugees Live With an Endless War

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CHAD: The sun rose and fell, spinning their shadows like a needle on a broken compass. They walked on swollen feet, breathed though dry throats, watched the horizon. Someone shouted. Men on horses trotted into...(read more)
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