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U.N. Pledges Revitalized Darfur Effort

Jan 6, 2007
The United Nations has begun a renewed effort to address the ongoing genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has promised to give the crisis his full attention, though many world leaders have made similar commitments to no avail.

Sudan Rejects Darfur Proposals

Dec 14, 2006
Sudan was unimpressed by threats from the US and Britain to adopt alternative measures, including a proposed no-fly zone, to address the worsening humanitarian crisis in Darfur, where the UN estimates around 200,000 people have died Meanwhile, Khartoum continues to prevent U peacekeepers from entering the country.

U.N. OK’s Peacekeeping in Darfur

Sep 1, 2006
The U.N. Security Council has approved plans to create a peacekeeping force in Darfur, but will not deploy the troops until Sudan agrees. The force of up to 22,500 would "replace or absorb" the 7,000 African Union soldiers whose mandate expires Sept. 30. (h/t: Think Progress)
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