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 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 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).
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).
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 ...
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
This paper argues that the events leading up to the present genocide in Darfur were recognisable as indicators of genocide as early as September 2003, and perhaps much earlier. The United Nations, the USA, the UK and the EU are guilty once again of not responding early enough with appropriate measures to avoid such a catastrophe. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
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 ...
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 ...
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 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).
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).
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).
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 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 ...
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 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).
People of faith are organizing around the country from Friday, July 8th through Thursday, July 21st to pray, bear political witness, and speak truth to power to end the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. Our goal is to organize over 500 cities, towns, and faith communities to take action and we need your help! 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).
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).
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).
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 ...
Report prepared by the Congressional Research Service concerning the background and current status of the Darfur Conflict and both United States and international policy options. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Dagne, Theodore S. - Everett, Bathsheaba - Library of Congress - Congressional Research Service
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
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)
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. ...
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
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
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 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).
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).
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).
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).
Students United for Darfur Awareness Now
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).