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).
InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian nongovernmental organizations. With more than 160 members operating in every developing country, we work to overcome poverty, exclusion and suffering by advancing social justice and basic dignity for all. Includes Member Activity Report: A Guide to Humanitarian and Development Efforts of InterAction Member Agencies in Sudan, May 2006. Web Site. electronic | Electronic ...
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
Canada has been working actively to address the root causes of conflicts throughout Sudan, which have led to the humanitarian and human rights crises most notably in the south - for which a peace accord was signed 9 January, 2005 - and in the western region of Darfur. Canada works diplomatically through multilateral and bilateral channels to convey the concerns of the Government of ...
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Aimed to promote and propagate the principles of positive Muslim interaction with all elements of society to reflect, project and convey the message of Islam in its pure and unblemished form. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
www.countercurrents.org is an alternative news site. "We bring out what the mainstream media fails to tell you, or hides from you. These are the things that really matter. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Mohamed Yahya, a refugee from the Darfur region of Sudan and chairman of the Damanga Coalition for Freedom and Democracy, gives a talk entitled "Death and Indifference in Darfur: A Survivor Speaks." 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 ...
Waging Peace has been campaigning on Darfur, pressing the British government to recognise genocide has occured there, to stop pandering to the Khartoum junta, and to start protecting the survivors. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Since February 2003, Sudanese government forces and their proxy militia known as Janjaweed have been engaging in genocidal campaigns to displace and wipe out communities of African tribal farmers in Darfur, Sudan. 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).
STAND (Students Taking Action Now: Darfur) is a student initiative to create awareness about, take political action on, and raise funds to relieve the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Yeshiva University students, recognizing the ongoing genocidal situation in Sudan, have banded together to create Not Now Not Ever, a not-for-profit, humanitarian organization working to alleviate the dire situation. 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).
This bill imposes economic sanctions against the Republic of Sudan. State agencies are prohibited from purchasing products made in the Republic of Sudan or investing State funds in any company that does business with or in the Republic of Sudan. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Maryland - General Assembly - Dept. of Legislative Services
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. ...
The original, The American Muslim was founded in 1989. Like the magazine, the online publication strives to to support and recognize American Muslims, to provide information about Islam in America, and to create a forum for open dialogue about national religions and politcal issues. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Muslim American Society - Muslim Association of Canada
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 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).
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).
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek ...
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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).
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).
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 Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh is one of only a few schools in the U.S. to include both domestic and international affairs in the same school. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:University of Pittsburgh - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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).
Facing History and Ourselves works with teachers, students, and the community to talk about responsibility in the face of genocide. These questions have been given new urgency in the face of the ongoing genocide in Darfur, Sudan. This page offers resources to help frame difficult discussions with students about the genocide and the response of leaders and ordinary people across the world. Web Site. ...
Contributor:Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation
This paper argues that the events leading up to the present genocide in Darfur were recognisable as indicators of genocide as early as September 2003, and perhaps much earlier. The United Nations, the USA, the UK and the EU are guilty once again of not responding early enough with appropriate measures to avoid such a catastrophe. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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).
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 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
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).
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).
USINFO.STATE.GOV is the premier international web site for the U.S. government, providing daily updates on current foreign policy information from all agencies of the U.S. government, as well as information on American life and culture. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:United States - Dept. of State - Office of International Information Programs
On July 12, 2005, a group of Cornell University students will begin a 600-mile bike odyssey to Ottawa, where they will petition the Canadian government to leverage its role in NATO and the United Nations to prod the international community to stop the genocide in Darfur. Joined by other groups from Swarthmore, Penn., and San Francisco, they will arrive Aug. 8. Web Site. electronic ...
CIC is Canada's largest national non-profit and wholy independent Islamic organization. It is an exclusively Canadian non-governmental organization (NGO) with no affiliation to any group, body, ideology or government, absolutely none. CIC is the independent voice of Canada's Muslims -- Sunni and Shi'a, men and women, youth and seniors. 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)
Fundamentally, the situation in Darfur cannot be viewed separately from the unfolding Zio-American plan to break-up the Arab states along the lines of the strategy for a "Greater Middle East," in which imperialism and Zionism latch onto sectarian, ethnic, and other sub-national identities to try to change forever the Arab identity of the region and to fragment and weaken the Arab states which have ...
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).
Contributor:Darfur Peace and Development Organization
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 mission of the Darfur Rehabilitation Project is to inform the American public about the extensive violations of human rights that have been and continue to occur in the Darfur region of western Sudan; unify the voice of Darfurians everywhere in order to bring increased international attention to the ongoing crimes against humanity in the region; advocate justice for the victims; promote conflict resolution; ...
The government of Sudan is responsible for "ethnic cleansing" and crimes against humanity in Darfur, one of the world's poorest and most inaccessible regions, on Sudan's western border with Chad. The Sudanese government and the Arab "Janjaweed" militias it arms and supports have committed numerous attacks on the civilian populations of the African Fur, Masalit and Zaghawa ethnic groups. Government forces oversaw and directly ...
afrika.no - The Index on Africa and Africa News Update. Features news on and links to all countries in Africa. With sections on Culture, Development, Economy, Education, Environment, Health, Human Rights, News and Politics. By the Norwegian Council for Africa. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Refugees International generates lifesaving humanitarian assistance and protection for displaced people around the world and works to end the conditions that create displacement. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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).
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).
Contributor:Great Britain - Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The program on refugee protection and humanitarian assistance works to assess emerging issues and controversies, to promote secure solutions, and to enlarge the international consensus on provision of protection and assistance. It has also taken a leading role in the debate over effective institutional arrangements for comprehensive protection. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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).
With the current political violence in Darfur, and the involvement of various political parties and ethnicities, it's important to a have a comprehensive source that serves as a gateway for the plethora of news on Darfur, and at the same time to have educational and advocacy purposes. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
We fight for children in the UK and around the world who suffer from poverty, disease, injustice and violence, working with them to find lifelong answers to the problems they face. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Contributor:Save the Children Fund (Great Britain)
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 ...
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).
The aim of this paper is to provide a brief, but broader perspective on the nature of the conflict in Darfur -- a conflict which is much-discussed, but often over-simplified -- and to outline the dilemmas emerging from a situation where there is a clear international responsibility to protect civilians. Despite the complexities involved, it concludes with a call for urgent and robust action ...
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).
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, ...
Contributor:Markkula Center for Applied Ethics (Santa Clara University)
A group of Catholic Workers will be fasting August 1-4 and vigiling each day from 9 am-5 pm at the Sudanese embassy in Washington, D.C., and in South Bend, Indiana, for an end to genocide in Darfur. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Voice of Sudan (VOS) is a weblog featuring news, articles, and commentary on Sudan, Africa's largest country. VOS strives to empower people to stand for human rights, political and religious freedom, and sustainable development affecting Sudanese regardless of race or religion. 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 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