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).
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).
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 ...
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 ...
With the Sudan government on the sides of the Arabs, a military and government supported group, Janjaweed ("devils on horseback"), began to fight the insurgents and citizens of Darfur. It wasn't long until the fights turned into a form of genocide known as ethnic cleansing. The cleansing stopped focusing just on the insurgents and citizens and began targeting certain ethnicities, mostly the Africans and ...
Trócaire is the official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland. It was set up by the Irish Catholic Bishops in 1973 to express the concern of the Irish Church for the suffering of the world's poorest and most oppressed people. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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).
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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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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
UNDP, the United Nations Development Programme, the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. creates and supports partnerships to fight poverty and leads in advice, advocacy and resources to empower the poor. 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. ...
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