Facebook Used to Search for Darfur Criminals

Men indicted on 51 counts in genocide remain at large
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 25, 2008 5:50 PM CDT
Sudanese Secretary of State for Humanitarian Affairs Ahmed Haroun, seen in a 2004 photo, has been indicted by an international tribunal for his role in organizing genocidal militias in Darfur.   (AMRO MARAGHI/Getty Images)
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(Newser) – A humanitarian group is using Facebook to search for two war criminals involved with genocide in Darfur, the BBC reports. The War Crimes Watch List issued an open call on the social network for sightings of Ahmed Haroun and Ali Muhammad Ali Abd al-Rahman, who face 51 counts of crimes against humanity for allegedly planning atrocities by Janjaweed militias.