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Jan Pronk
Jan Pronk
Jan Pronk was thrown out of Sudan two months ago.

Stephen Sackur talks to the Jan Pronk, the UN special envoy to Sudan.

For the people of Darfur 2006 is ending as it began amid bloodshed, systematic rape and ethnic cleansing.

And according to aid workers still in western Sudan the situation threatens to get even worse.

Jan Pronk is the United Nations' special envoy to Sudan but the government in Khartoum kicked him out of the country 2 months ago.

Why have the people of Darfur been so badly let down?

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