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Brutal murder of West Darfur governor as the violence in Sudan enters third month

Khamis Abdalla Abakar, Governor of West Darfur in at press conference in Eritrea in 2007.
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Khamis Abdalla Abakar, Governor of West Darfur in at press conference in Eritrea in 2007.

The conflict in Sudan is now entering its third month. Much of the news reports have focused on the fighting in the capital Khartoum.

But the brutal and brazen murder of the Governor of the West Darfur region of Sudan has put a spotlight on the increasing violence in this remote region.

NPR's Aya Batrawy has this report.

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Aya Batrawy
Aya Batraway is an NPR International Correspondent based in Dubai. She joined in 2022 from the Associated Press, where she was an editor and reporter for over 11 years.

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