People of faith are organizing around the country from Friday, July 8th through Thursday, July 21st to pray, bear political witness, and speak truth to power to end the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. Our goal is to organize over 500 cities, towns, and faith communities to take action and we need your help! Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The Jamestown Foundation's mission is to inform and educate policy makers and the broader policy community about events and trends in those societies which are strategically or tactically important to the United States and which frequently restrict access to such information. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
On October 6th, STAND (Students Taking Action Now: Darfur), in cooperation with organizations worldwide, will be holding an International Solidarity Fast for Darfur. The Solidarity Fast will reach individuals and communities around the globe in order to send a direct message that we, the international community, recognize our responsibility to protect the world's populations from humanitarian crises. Multiple events will be organized around the ...
The Darfur Consortium is a coalition of more than thirty Africa-based and Africa-focused NGOs dedicated to the working together to promote a just, peaceful and sustainable end to the ongoing humanitarian and human rights crisis in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
British government department responsible for overseas relations and foreign affairs, through its headquarters in London and its Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates throughout the world. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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A PHR field team, recently returned from the Chad/Sudan border, has compiled a list of indicators of genocide based on the testimony of victims and eyewitnesses in Chad and Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Catholic Agency for Overseas Development : CAFOD works to end poverty and make a just world. In over 60 countries we - Work alongside the poor regardless of race or religion - Build global partnerships for change - Campaign for a fairer world - Put faith into action. CAFOD is the official overseas development and relief agency of the Catholic Church in England and ...
Contributor:Catholic Fund for Overseas Development
The declaration by United States Secretary of State Colin Powell last week that "genocide has been committed in Darfur and that the government of Sudan and the Janjaweed bear responsibility" signals an escalation in American imperialism's efforts to establish itself as the controlling power in North Africa and throughout the continent. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Media Monitors Network (MMN) is a non-profit, non-partial and non-political platform for those serious Media Contributors and Observres who crave to know and like to help to prevail the whole truth about current affairs, any disputed issue or any controversial issue by their voluntarily contributions with logic, reason and rationality. Please, send your contributions to: Editor@MediaMonitors.net or Call Toll-free 1 866 MediaNet Web Site. ...
Muslim WakeUp! seeks to bring together Muslims and non-Muslims in America and around the globe in efforts that celebrate cultural and spiritual diversity, tolerance, and understanding. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. This page includes specific information relating to health statistics, services, expenditures, etc. in Sudan. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The HIC is a common service for the whole humanitarian community working in the Darfur region of Sudan. Managed by OCHA, the HIC strives to be a common information sharing platform for improved strategic and operational decision making in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Humanitarian Information Centre for Darfur
The overall purpose of this web site is to provide access to information resources on the Greater Horn of Africa related issues for researchers and scholars by updating user of this web site with current affairs by providing lists of useful linked web resources and with the latest IFAA publications The resources mentioned here are not the only web resources relating to the Greater ...
The mission of SAIN: Darfur is to inform the American people about the ongoing atrocities being committed against the African people in the western province of Sudan, and to advocate for participation by the United States in international military intervention to stop the genocide and protect the people of Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Oxfam GB is a development, advocacy and relief agency working to put an end to poverty world-wide. Oxfam believes that poverty is not inevitable: it can be tackled, and must be ended. In partnership with local groups, Oxfam works with poor people to help them help themselves. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The United States Institute of Peace is an independent nonpartisan national institution established and funded by Congress. Our mission is to help prevent, manage, and resolve international conflicts by empowering others with knowledge, skills, and resources, as well as by our direct involvement in peacebuilding efforts around the world. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
As the UN Security Council prepares to consider referring to the International Criminal Court Sudanese individuals charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur, the Bush administration continues to oppose such a move. However, a majority of Americans (60%) favor referring these cases to the International Criminal Court rather than using a temporary tribunal, as the administration has proposed. Web Site. electronic ...
A list of resources to accompany the exhibition Smallest Witnesses...The Crisis in Darfur through Children's Eyes" Selected Readings on Darfur at the School of International & Public Affairs, Columbia University. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
openDemocracy is the leading independent website on global current affairs--offering stimulating, critical analysis, promoting dialogue and debate on issues of global importance and linking citizens from around the world. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Darfur Peace and Development Organization seeks to restore reconciliation where conflict exists in the Darfur region of Sudan through humanitarian aid and services to the needy people in the region. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) is a non-governmental and ecumenical organisation that works to ensure the individual's basic rights. The "Regional Sites : Eastern Africa" tab provides access to articles addressing the social, political, and economic situation in Eastern Africa, including the Darfur crisis. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The conflict in Darfur is causing one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the world, yet little is being done about a tragedy that affects more than a million people. The international community needs to do all it can to bring the sides together and help put an end to the killing. ITDG welcomes the recent ceasefire, and calls on the Sudanese Government and ...
The Pittsburgh Darfur Emergency Coalition (PDEC) is calling attention to the mass killings and widespread rape and torture, combined with the destruction of villages and the displacement of more than 2 million people that has been perpetrated in Darfur, Western Sudan, since the summer of 2003. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University is one of the preeminent centers for research and dialogue on ethical issues in critical areas of American life. The center works with faculty, staff, students, community leaders, and the public to address ethical issues more effectively in teaching, research, and action. The center's focus areas are business, health care and biotechnology, character education, ...
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Despite several resolutions and pledges since that time, neither the Government of Sudan nor the international community has provided sufficient assistance and security to the people in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
NEWSfromAFRICA, publishes regular news, features, press reviews and editorials. It is the initiative of Koinonia Community, a not-for-profit development organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya. NEWSfromAFRICA strives to promote peace, justice,human rights and poverty alleviation through the use of modern Information and Communication Technologies(ICTs). All the articles published in NEWSfromAFRICA are written from the perspective of the African grassroots people, their struggle for freedom, dignity ...
004 has seen a number of developments in Sudan of particular significance for the humanitarian situation and WHO work. The most critical has been the escalation of the conflict in Darfur, with major humanitarian consequences. With over 1.5 million internally displaced persons, spread over more than 130 temporary settlements throughout an area as big as France, the health situation remains critical. Web Site. electronic ...
Contributor:World Health Organization - Office in Sudan
The homepage of the European Commission provides information on daily news, thecalendar, the policies, the President, the Commissioners and the services offered. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
CARE International is one of the world's largest independent relief and development organisations, working in more than 70 countries and benefiting over 45 million poor and marginalised people Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
CHF International's humanitarian relief activities through the BOLD program in the Darfur region of Sudan target Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to improve livelihoods and rebuild lives. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
IKAR is a new traditional and progressive Jewish spiritual community in L.A. IKAR is creative, spiritual, and egalitarian, welcoming people of diverse backgrounds, affiliations and lifestyles. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Middle East Reasearch and Information Project (MERIP), publisher of Middle East Report, is a progressive, independent organization based in Washington, DC. Since 1971 MERIP has provided critical analysis of the Middle East, focusing on political economy, popular struggles and the implications of US and international policy for the region. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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IRC provides assistance in the form of relief shelter and resettlement to refugees and other victims fleeing from or affected by oppression epidemics armed conflict war and other complex humanitarian emergencies worldwide. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
In Sudan, Crisis Group suggests strategies for peace in Africa's largest country, riven by ethnic and religious divisions, and multiple conflicts, including in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The Black Muslims of Darfur in Sudan exhibit two risk indicators for continued rebellion against the government of Sudan: territorial concentration and government repression. As long at the government-supported Janjaweed genocidal attacks continue, there will be no peace in Darfur. The Janjaweed attacks are not as frequent or as severe as they once were but they have continued, especially against Black Muslims returning to ...
Africa Action is the oldest organization in the U.S. working on African affairs. Our mission is to change U.S.-Africa relations to promote political, economic and social justice in Africa. We provide accessible information and analysis and we mobilize popular support for campaigns to achieve this mission. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
SUDAN is committed to raising awareness and concern on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus and among community members and policy-makers about the atrocities carried out against the people of Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Students United for Darfur Awareness Now
Thank you for coming to NextBillion.net. Our goal is to identify and discuss sustainable business models that address the needs of the world's poorest citizens. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
This website catalogues the public statements of U.S. politicians on the genocide in Darfur, and compares what they are saying, to what they are actually doing. It is our hope that you will use this information to urge those in public office to take meaningful action to stop the genocide, and to hold your leaders accountable should they choose to do nothing. Web Site. ...
The United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF - works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
WE are an organization, headquartered at Williams College, that believes we have a responsibility towards ending the violence and suffering in Sudan. Through a nationwide divestment campaign of state pension funds, we believe we can put pressure on companies that do business with Sudan to suspend operations until the government of Sudan provides for the safety and well-being of the people of Darfur. Web ...
Contributor:Sudan Divestment Campaign (Organization) - Sudan Divestment Task Force
The purpose of this memorandum is to ascertain whether the acts of violence and aggression in Darfur, Sudan meet the legal standard for genocide as set forth in the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Genocide Convention). The memorandum concludes there is sufficient evidence to meet the legal requirements for a determination that genocide is occurring in Darfur, Sudan. ...
Contributor:Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
The movement to stop the genocide in Sudan is growing stronger every day. Through rallies, candlelight vigils, petitions, divestment campaigns, and fundraisers, activists like you are making a difference. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Promoting an American public policy based on individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peaceful international relations. Extensive library of studies, articles and monographs available Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Since 1971 CRS has been one of the largest nongovernmental humanitarian agencies working in Sudan, primarily across the southern regions. In southern Sudan, CRS provides support for agriculture, education, emergency relief, health, business enterprise, capacity building and peacebuilding. In western Sudan (Darfur), CRS provides emergency relief in the form of shelter, food, water, relief supplies, sanitation and education. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The Canadian International Development Agency provides humanitarian assistance and supporting sustainable development to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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Webpage detailing two church members' bicycle trip from Trafalgar Square to Paris then down to Marseille to raise awareness of the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:St. Mary's Island Church (Saint Mary's, Isles of Scilly, England)
Now more than 100 years old, the Royal African Society today is Britain's primary Africa organisation, promoting Africa's cause. Through its journal, African Affairs, and by organising meetings, discussions and other activities, the Society strengthens links between Africa and Britain and encourages understanding of Africa and its relations with the rest of the world. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
ODI is Britain's leading independent think-tank on international development and humanitarian issues. Our mission is to inspire and inform policy and practice which lead to the reduction of poverty, the alleviation of suffering and the achievement of sustainable livelihoods in developing countries. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Overseas Development Institute (London, England)
CARE International is one of the world's largest independent relief and development organisations, working in more than 70 countries and benefiting over 45 million poor and marginalised people. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Survivors United is an organization comprised primarily of women who were victims - and are now survivors - of rape or sexual assault. Survivors United is committed to bringing about an end to the ongoing genocidal rape of women and girls by Sudanese government soldiers and the Government's proxy militia, the Janjaweed. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Dolls for Darfur, a project of Temple Emanu-El (Dallas, Tex.), aims to bring an end to the atrocitiesin Darfur, Sudan by demanding that the United States and world community stop the senseless bloodshed and genocide. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
By Dr. Richard Lobban, professor of Anthropology at Rhode Island College, and Executive Director of the Sudan Studies Association. These remarks are an excerpt of those he gave at Group 702's monthly meeting on July 24, 2004. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
UNIFEM is the women's fund at the United Nations. It provides financial and technical assistance to innovative programmes and strategies that promote women's human rights, political participation and economic security. Within the UN system, UNIFEM promotes gender equality and links women's issues and concerns to national, regional and global agendas by fostering collaboration and providing technical expertise on gender mainstreaming and women's empowerment strategies. ...
Contributor:United Nations Development Fund for Women
The Voice of America, which first went on the air in 1942, is a multimedia international broadcasting service funded by the U.S. government through the Broadcasting Board of Governors. VOA broadcasts more than 1,000 hours of news, information, educational, and cultural programming every week to an estimated worldwide audience of more than 100 million people. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
This site links to electronically published analytic briefs and advocacy writings on Sudan by Eric Reeves. These have been organized chronologically, and include electronic publications since the signing of the Machakos Protocol (July 2002). Separate links offer access to publications in 2005 and publications in 2006. There is also a separate link for analyses published from July 2002 to December 2003 and another for ...
Since independence Sudan has found itself almost constantly embroiled in civil conflict within its own borders. Throughout the 1990's, Sudan was widely known to sponsor terrorism, having such as including Osama bin Laden from 1991-1996. American sanctions have been in place in Sudan since 1997, the last American ambassador was removed in 1998, and Sudan has been on the US State Departments list of ...
Contributor:University of Denver - Center on Rights Development
The purpose of this lesson is for students to learn about the genocide in Darfur (Sudan), and to explore the reasons why the world has not interceded when at the end of Holocaust the international community said "never again." Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Church World Service is a cooperative humanitarian ministry of 36 Protestant, Orthodox, and Anglican denominations, providing sustainable self-help and development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance in more than 80 countries. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Physicians for Human Rights mobilizes the health professions and enlists public support, using medical and scientific methods to investigate and expose violations of human rights. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
The United States and many advocates of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have long been at odds over the structure, autonomy, and jurisdiction of the Court. While these differences have not been resolved, the U.S. opposition to a United Nations Security Council resolution referring the situation in Darfur region of Sudan to the ICC has rekindled international and domestic attention on America's policy toward ...