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Confusion over U.N.'s Darfur Genocide Ruling

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Confusion over U.N.'s Darfur Genocide Ruling

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Confusion over U.N.'s Darfur Genocide Ruling

Confusion over U.N.'s Darfur Genocide Ruling

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In September 2004, former Secretary of State Colin Powell announced that genocide had been perpetrated against the people of Sudan's Darfur region. The United Nations has released a report that, while acknowledging widespread, targeted violence, nevertheless concludes that a genocide had not occurred. NPR's Ed Gordon explores the contradiction.