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U.S. Reviewing Reported Genocide in Sudan

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U.S. Reviewing Reported Genocide in Sudan

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U.S. Reviewing Reported Genocide in Sudan

U.S. Reviewing Reported Genocide in Sudan

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Secretary of State Colin Powell will visit Africa next week to examine the situation in the Darfur region in Western Sudan, where government-backed militias are accused of carrying out rape, murder and forced evacuations against black farming communities. U.S. officials say they are investigating whether the situation amounts to genocide, but a growing number of lawmakers say the case is already clear. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.

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