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Darfur: how historical patterns of conflict are haunting current violence

A demonstrator stands with a sign reading: “Demands: sack the local authority, disarm militias, protect citizens, cattle, and farmland, and end friction between farmers and shepherds”, during a protest in Central Darfur. Ashraf Shazly/AFP via Getty Images

A demonstrator stands with a sign reading: “Demands: sack the local authority, disarm militias, protect citizens, cattle, and farmland, and end friction between farmers and shepherds”, during a protest in Central Darfur. Ashraf Shazly/AFP via Getty Images Tsega Etefa, Colgate University After relative peace, violence has returned to Darfur. In July alone, more than 60 people were killed, according to …

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