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U.N. Recommends Trial for Sudan Militia Crimes

A U.N. panel looking into the conflict in western Sudan said the fighting did not constitute genocide. But it said the Sudanese government and its proxy militia, the Janjaweed, did commit crimes and should be tried for them. The question is how and where, and that's becoming a new source of conflict between the U.S. and the U.N.

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Michele Kelemen has been with NPR for two decades, starting as NPR's Moscow bureau chief and now covering the State Department and Washington's diplomatic corps. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.