Action: Lend your voice!
Your voice is Their voice – today they need you to stand up, stronger then ever, and tell their story.
For the past month and a half, violence throughout Sudan towards Darfuris has increased significantly with Darfuris in the capitol being pulled from their homes and executed in the street or arrested and taken to undisclosed locations, learn more at Reporters without Borders. Join Amnesty International in urging leaders to take action to release Darfuri prisoners NOW.
Tell the Media it needs to stop: write a letter to the editor or article for your local paper! Use the points included in this sample letter to a leader. More importantly, urge the media to bring attention to the voices of those who need our help!
- How to Distribute a News Story for Maximum Media Exposure (This is a great starting point)
- Daily Newspapers
- Alternative Newsweeklies
- College and University Newspapers