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Sudan / Tracking a Killer / Darfur (Part II) #791500

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 31, 2005
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Khartoum: Jonathan Karl) The tracking down of Sheikh Musa Hillal††, the leader of the Arab militias operating in the Darfur region of Sudan, featured; scenes shown of the leader of the Janjaweed††, which has been accused of an ethnic cleansing campaign that led to the deaths of 180,000 people. [Former State Department official John PRENDERGAST†- comments on the blood on Hillal's hands.] [HILLAL - {thru reporter's translation} says he is part of Darfur; denies being a war criminal.] The naming by the US of a list of seven war criminals, including Hillal, that it wants the government of Sudan to arrest noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Karl, Jonathan

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