v.— «One policeman, riding a camel, was wearing the navy-blue trousers of the Sudanese police and the green camouflage top of the Sudanese Army. Others were loitering in the Kas market wearing crisp blue police uniforms, but their turbans, the rifles slung over their shoulders, and their flip-flops gave them away as former janjaweed. In the local parlance, they had been “re-hatted.”» —“Dying in Darfur” by Samantha Power in Sudan New Yorker Aug. 23, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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