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    Registering Weapons in West Darfur

    The first registration and marking of civilian arms in West Darfur officially began on 30 January 2013. Over the course of the next six months, the Government of Sudan expects to register approximately 30,000 arms. The initiative is designed to curb the proliferation of arms and reduce violence in the area. The two-day event in El Geneina, organized by the Ministry of Interior, the Sudan Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (SDDRC) and the Bonn International Centre for Conversion (BICC), brought…

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