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).
For the past 18 years, Sudan has been embroiled in a complicated civil war. Since 1989, USAID has put over one billion dollars in humanitarian assistance into Sudan. Beginning in 1998, development assistance has also been provided in southern Sudan. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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The Department for International Development (DFID) is the part of the UK Government that manages Britain's aid to poor countries and works to get rid of extreme poverty. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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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 ...
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Think Progress is a project of the American Progress Action Fund. The American Progress Action Fund is a nonpartisan organization. With the blog, APAF seeks to provide a forum that advances progressive ideas and policies. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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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).
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).
Islamic relief is dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the worlds poorest people. It seeks to promote sustainable economic and social development. Islamic Relief provides a facility for online donations 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).
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 ...
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A center for activism focusing on conditions in the African World, we sponsor seminars, conferences, community awareness projects and training programs. These activities allow us to play a significant role in presenting to the general public alternative perspectives on the economic, political, and moral ramifications of U.S. foreign policy. 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).
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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This website features high-quality analysis and progressive advocacy on African issues, with particular attention to priority issues affecting the entire continent. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Since February 2003, Sudan's western province of Darfur has been the site of an extremely violent conflict between the province's nomadic Arab tribes, supported by the government in Khartoum, and the native African settled peasant tribes. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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).
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).
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).
CARE Nederland is een in Den Haag gevestigde onafhankelijke Nederlandse stichting met als statutaire doelstelling: het ondersteunen van mensen in een levensbedreigende situatie ten gevolge van noodsituaties. 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 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 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 ...
Home page for Human Rights Watch, an organization dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. We stand with victims and activists to bring offenders to justice, to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom and to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime. We investigate and expose human rights violations and hold abusers accountable. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Website of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural and man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in almost 70 countries. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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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 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).
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).
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 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).
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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SUDIA works closely with a wide base of institutions from civil society, the private sector as well as with government developing programs and projects that sustain and reinforce peace and development. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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Africa Action is engaged in advocacy and activism to stop the genocide in Darfur, Sudan, where the Sudanese government has been waging a campaign of destruction against targeted African communities since 2003. More than 450,000 people have lost their lives and millions have been displaced, their livelihoods and villages destroyed by government forces and their proxy militias. 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).
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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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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).
Homepage of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs containing information on current efforts promoting human rights including actions directly related to the Darfur crisis. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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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).
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 ...
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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Established by concerned American citizens, USA for UNHCR, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, builds support in the United States for the humanitarian work of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Our mission is to inform Americans about the plight of refugees and advocate for their protection. We want to give individual Americans, frustrated by the growing refugee crisis and their own inability to do something 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).
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).
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).
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 ...
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 ...
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).
Institute for the Study of Genocide (ISG) and International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) advance and review research on genocide. Their officers and members advise media, governments and intergovernmental organizations concerned with early warning and prevention. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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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 ...
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).
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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
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).
This web site is an interactive resource portal where activists can obtain and provide information, publicize events, gather news, and share resources related to the genocide in Darfur. 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 ...
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
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).
An interactive news and discussion forum that helps promote a critical (and self-critical) analysis of issues regarding the Muslim community. Our editors provide brief overviews of issues affecting the Muslim world, along with extended commentary and discussion on a variety of topics, all designed to foster a community of people who want to become more informed and involved in the world around them. Web ...
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).
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).
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).
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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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).
Sudan Organisation Against Torture (SOAT) is an independent non-governmental human rights organisation established in 1993 working in Sudan and UK and has members worldwide. SOAT primary objective is preventing torture and challenging impunity. 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).
The Save Darfur Coalition is an alliance of over 130 diverse faith-based, humanitarian, and human rights organization, assembled to raise public awareness and to mobilize efforts to help end the atrocities and reduce the suffering in Darfur and nearby refugee camps. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).