Definitions

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  • n. Alternative capitalization of Janjaweed

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Examples

  • The U.N. has imposed an embargo on arms destined for the Sudanese region of Darfur, to be observed by the government, allied paramilitary units known as the janjaweed, and the rebels.

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  • The government retaliated by sending armed Arab militias, known as janjaweed, that targeted the villages of the rebel groups.

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  • Sudan's government is accused of retaliating by unleashing a militia of Arab nomads known as the janjaweed - a charge it denies.

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  • Ethnic African groups in Darfur rebelled against al-Bashir's government, accusing it of discriminating in favor of Sudan's Arabized tribes, and his regime is accused of unleashing Arab militias known as janjaweed that are blamed for atrocities against civilians.

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  • Musa Hilal, the alleged leader of the so-called janjaweed militias, was named adviser to Sudan's Ministry of Federal Affairs last week,

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  • Sudan's Arab-dominated government is accused of responding by unleashing the tribal militia known as janjaweed, which have committed atrocities against Darfur's local communities.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Sudan is charged with arming Arab militias, known as janjaweed, to crush a 2003 rebellion by African farmers who claimed that Darfur remained undeveloped due to neglect by Sudan's powerful central government.

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  • Sudan's Arab-dominated government is accused of responding by unleashing the tribal militia known as janjaweed, which have committed the worst atrocities against

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Ethnic African groups in Darfur rebelled against al-Bashir's government, accusing it of discrimination, and his regime is accused of unleashing Arab militias known as janjaweed that are blamed for atrocities against civilians.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Sudan's government is accused of retaliating by unleashing a militia of Arab nomads known as the janjaweed - a charge Sudan denies.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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