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Sudan--History--Darfur Conflict, 2003-

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Geographic headingSudan--History--Darfur Conflict, 2003-
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Variant(s)Darfur Conflict, Sudan, 2003-
Darfur Genocide, Sudan, 2003-
Darfur War, Sudan, 2003-
Sudan--History--Darfur War, 2003-
Found inWork cat.: West, D.L. The Sudan : saving lives, sustaining peace, c2006: p. 1 (In Darfur, at least 200,000 civilians have died since hostilities emerged in 2003) p. 2 (war in Darfur) p. 13 (Darfur conflict)
Wikipedia, Aug. 11, 2006 (Darfur conflict. The Darfur conflict is an ongoing conflict in the Darfur region of western Sudan, mainly between the Janjaweed, a militia group recruited from local Baggara tribes, and the non-Baggara peoples (mostly tribes of small farmers) of the region; conflict began in Feb. 2003; conflict has been described by mass media as "ethnic cleansing" and "genocide"; the Bush Administration of the United States and the U.S. Congress have declared it to be genocide, though the United Nations has declined to do so)
CIA world factbook, via WWW, Aug. 11, 2006 Sudan (A separate conflict that broke out in the western region of Darfur in 2003 has resulted in at least 200,000 deaths and nearly 2 million displaced; as of late 2005, peacekeeping troops were struggling to stabilize the situation)
Encyc. Britannica online, Aug. 11, 2006 Darfur (Ethnic tensions began erupting into armed conflict in the late 1980s. The violence, although bloody, generally was sporadic until 2003, when rebels from among the agriculturalists attacked government installations. The government in Khartoum responded by creating an Arab militia force in Darfur that began attacking the sedentary groups.)
Proquest newspapers search, Aug. 11, 2006 (in titles: Darfur conflict; Darfur hostilities; Sudanese conflict; Darfur's crisis; Darfur crisis; Darfur genocide; Darfur fighting; Sudan conflict)
Afrol news Web site, Aug. 11, 2006 (Sudan's Darfur war; the Darfur war; the war in Darfur is far from over)
Google search, Aug. 11, 2006 (255,000 hits for "Darfur conflict"; 57,800 for "Darfur war")
LC database, Aug. 11, 2006 (Darfur : genocide before our eyes; Genocide in Darfur; Darfur : a short history of a long war; Darfur : the ambiguous genocide; Crisis in Darfur)