As the UN Security Council prepares to consider referring to the International Criminal Court Sudanese individuals charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur, the Bush administration continues to oppose such a move. However, a majority of Americans (60%) favor referring these cases to the International Criminal Court rather than using a temporary tribunal, as the administration has proposed. Web Site. electronic ...
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).
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).
Institute for the Study of Genocide - International Association of Genocide Scholars
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 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 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).
Muslim American Society - Muslim Association of Canada
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 ...
The conflict in Darfur is causing one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the world, yet little is being done about a tragedy that affects more than a million people. The international community needs to do all it can to bring the sides together and help put an end to the killing. ITDG welcomes the recent ceasefire, and calls on the Sudanese Government and ...
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 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).
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).
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).
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).
Sudanese Development Initiative Abroad
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).
Collection Period: February 20, 2006 to December 5, 2006. Described by the United Nations as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, the current conflict in Sudan’s western region of Darfur began in early 2003, when rebels attacked government targets and then expanded to the widespread killing of civilians and the destruction of villages. These attacks have led to more than two ...
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 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).
Humanitarian Information Centre for Darfur
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).
American Progress Action Fund (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 ...
World Health Organization - Office in Sudan
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).
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).
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).
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).
United States - Dept. Of State - Office of International Information Programs
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).
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).
Overseas Development Institute (london, England)
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 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 ...
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).
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)
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 ...
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
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).
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).
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 ...
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)
Church World Service is a cooperative humanitarian ministry of 36 Protestant, Orthodox, and Anglican denominations, providing sustainable self-help and development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance in more than 80 countries. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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).
Report written by Tim Youngs, International Affairs and Defence Section, House of Commons Library and dated June 23, 2004. This paper examines the background to the conflict, and looks at the international response to the humanitarian crisis. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Youngs, Tim - Great Britain - Parliament - House of Commons - Library - International Affairs and Defence Section
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 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 ...
United Nations - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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).
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).
Great Britain - Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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).
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 ...
Catholic Fund for Overseas Development
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).
Collection Period: March 13, 2003 to June 16, 2003 and December 31, 2004 to July 21, 2009. On March 20, 2003, the United States began military action against Iraq for the stated purpose of deposing Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and preventing his use of suspected nuclear weapons (weapons of mass destruction). British, Australian, Polish, and Danish forces participated in the ...
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).
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. ...
Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
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 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).
Great Britain - Dept. For International Development
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).
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. ...
Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation
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, ...
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics (santa Clara University)
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 ...
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).
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).
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 ...
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).
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).
Middle East Research & Information Project
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; ...