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White House Press Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Washington, DC
October 13, 2006


President's Statement on H.R. 3127, the “Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of 2006”

Fact sheet In Focus: Africa

On Friday, October 13, 2006, the President signed into law:

H.R. 3127, the "Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of 2006," which imposes sanctions against persons responsible for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity; supports measures for the protection of civilians and humanitarian operations; and supports peace efforts in the Darfur region of Sudan.


Released on October 13, 2006

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