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UN rights investigators begin Sudan probe

[JURIST] United Nations inspectors met with Sudanese officials Thursday in the first steps of a UN investigation into human rights abuses by the Sudanese government [official website in Arabic] in Darfur [JURIST news archive]. The seven-person team arrived in Sudan [JURIST news archive] Wednesday and began their inspection in the Darfur region with a goal of creating a series of steps that the Sudanese government could pursue to improve the human rights situation in the region.

The investigative team was authorized by a resolution [JURIST report] from the UN Human Rights Council [official website] in March. AFP has more.

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