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Rwanda tries to stop killings in Darfur

A decade ago, Rwanda suffered a genocide that left up to a million people dead. Now the tiny African country is sending 155 soldiers to help stop the killing in a country where, according to the US, another genocide is happening: Sudan. Charles Murigande, the Rwandan Foreign Minister, whose brothers and sisters escaped death in 1994 because they were refugees in Burundi, appreciates the efforts by the African Union to stop the killing in Darfur. “The AU is trying, with the available means and the available instruments, to do the best it possibly can,” he said on the margins of the UN general assembly. But he is scathing about the UN response to the crisis. His voice remains soft, but the tone becomes harsh: “They must do more than they have done,” as the primary body responsible for peace and security in the world. Full Story

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