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 Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) is a humanitarian news agency covering sub-Saharan Africa, eight countries in central Asia and Iraq. IRIN provides free daily coverage of ongoing and potential humanitarian crisis as well as relief, development, social, economic and political issues. IRIN products include a news services, local radio services and the production of film documentaries. All IRIN material may be reprinted free ...
Contributor:United Nations - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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).
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).
Contributor:Institute for the Study of Genocide - International Association of Genocide Scholars
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).
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)
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).
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).
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
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).
Contributor:Canadian International Development Agency
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).
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
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 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
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).
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 ...
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).
Contributor:Great Britain - Dept. for International Development
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 ...
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).
Contributor:American Progress Action Fund (Organization)
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).
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).
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 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 ...
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
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)
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).
Contributor:Médecins Sans Frontières (Association)
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).
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).
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).
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).
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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).
Contributor:Sudanese Development Initiative Abroad
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 ...
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).
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).
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
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).
Contributor:United Nations - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
This website is devoted to the issues, journeys, images and stories of the Sudanese Diaspora. Whilst the civil war in Sudan's South and West has forced many of the country's inhabitants to flee across the world, there is still limited global awareness of the Sudanese situation. 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).
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).
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).
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; ...
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).
Contributor:Middle East Research & Information Project
The Open Society Justice Initiative pursues law reform grounded in the protection of human rights and the development of legal capacity in our thematic areas. The Justice Initiative website includes a database of legal resources. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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 ...
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. ...
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).
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).
Visit Turkish Press for breaking news, daily news and weather. Also reviews and opinions from Turkey and entertainment, business, science, technology and health news. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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
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).
Beliefnet is the largest spirituality and faith website. Whether your are exploring your own religion or other spiritual traditions, you will find inspiration, prayer tools, spritual teachers and an welcoming community. You will also find devotional tools such as bible study guides and online meditations. 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 ...
Contributor:Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
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).