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Doctors decry Darfur “genocide”

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 19 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:140
  1. Peter Moszynski
  1. London

    A new report from Physicians for Human Rights has presented detailed evidence of the overwhelming scale of death and suffering in Darfur and contends that “the intense destruction of land holdings, communities, families, as well as the disruption of all means of sustaining livelihoods and procuring basic necessities” amounts to genocide.

    This month marks Sudan's 50th anniversary of independence, as well as the first anniversary of the peace deal that officially ended 22 years of civil war. Hence the country was seen as an ideal and symbolic venue for the summit of leaders of the …

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