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Vol 47 No 7

Published 31st March 2006


On the frontline

Darfur's troubles are fuelled by violence flowing both ways across the Chadian border, some of it orchestrated by the Sudanese regime. Meanwhile, President Idriss Déby Itno clings to power only by grace of armed men from his Zakawa (Zaghawa) people, whose lands straddle the border. Yet in May 2004, soldiers from his own Bideyat clan tried to topple him.

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