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Thursday, September 09, 2004

Finally... 

...we are willing to officially use the word "genocide" to describe what is happening in Darfur.
Powell's use of the word "genocide" for the first time in describing the situation in Sudan followed a strong debate within the government. On one side of the argument, some human rights officials contended that a declaration of genocide would be a powerful statement that would draw world attention to Darfur and promote efforts to halt mass killings there.
I only hope this means that something can be done about it...

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