Friends, Today we left the camp we had been at for three days and travelled to a new camp.In case you are wondering why we never name the camps we visit, it is a precaution we take to safe guard ourselves and the refugees who so bravely tell their stories. So, today we went to […]
Category: Day 8: Dec 28, 2006
Gabriel and Stacey show refugee children messages from children in the U.S., and ask them to respond. They also meet a young man who has lived in the camp for three years. When the janjaweed attacked, he ran with nothing but the clothes on his back. His entire family was killed.
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- Genocide is not negotiable
- We oppose U.S. silence that aims to gain intelligence on terrorist activities in Sudan – we refuse to trade Darfuri lives
- We demand an immediate deployment of an effective peacekeeping force with the mandate to protect, with or without consent of Sudanese government
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day 8 from gabriel
(written 12/27/06–8:17pm) Days are flying by now. We have a hectic schedule, from the time we open our eyes in the morning, until we close them to go to sleep, late at night. There are so many things, little and small, that have to get done everyday, so that we can send you the daily […]