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).
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. ...
United Nations Development Fund for Women
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 ...
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) - Comite international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) Homepage of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Includes ICRC operations bulletins for Sudan. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
International Committee of the Red Cross
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).
Médecins Sans Frontières (association)
A growing collection of Civil War documents, especially useful for its transcribed regimental histories from the standard Civil War source "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick Dyer, corps histories, and national list of Civil War Roundtables. 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 ...
University of Denver - Center on Rights Development
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).
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 ...
Bruce Schulze presents a collection of over 2,000 modern photographs of American Civil War sites. Schulze also provides access to official records, reports, and maps, as well as links to additional resources. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Website of the Civil War Naval Museum at Port Columbus; includes exhibitions, events, and resources related to naval and riverine operations during the American Civil War. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Civil War Naval Museum at Port Columbus
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 ...
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).
Refugees International (organization)
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).
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 ...
Canada - Dept. Of Foreign Affairs and International Trade