November 20, 2007 5:00 AM

Diplomats dismayed by Darfur rebel's refusal to talk

Abdol Wahid Mohamed al Nur was still a law student in 1992 when he formed the Sudan Liberation Movement to fight for the rights of people in his impoverished, little-known patch of western Sudan called Darfur. Fifteen years later, Darfur is a byword for disaster, and Abdol Wahid's movement is in pieces.

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