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Day 4: Aug 4, 2008

Action: Write to the media

Write to your local paper or media outlet about the upcoming Olympics, and how their motto, “One World, One Dream” is far away from the millions of Darfuri’s in grave danger everyday. Check out an example of a recent article by American Jewish World Service Rabbi Lee Bycel. Tell the stories of the Darfuri’s you […]

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Day 4: Aug 4, 2008

Justice

Justice comes with a risk. Do the ones at risk have a say on whether the risk is worth taking? We have met women and men at camp Oure Cassoni that bring up justices as an essential part of their returning to a peaceful Darfur. They mention International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo by […]

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Darfur Athlete Profiles Day 4: Aug 4, 2008

Darfur Athlete Profile: Abakar and Amira

Download this profile to print Amira Age: 8 Refugee in Camp Oure Cassoni Nationality: Sudanese Amira was the track and field champion of the day, out running her fellow students in a race across the soccer pitch. All together 10 girls participated in today‚Äôs races. They began with a Sudanese Opening Ceremony: walking through the […]

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Day 4: Aug 4, 2008

I do not accept

On a daily basis the children of Darfur living in refugee camps in Eastern Chad have little to look forward to. We discovered today, what a little attention can do for the soul. We wake early to head out to the camps, and with the breeze and a little cloud cover the day is much […]

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Day 4: Aug 4, 2008

Pictures from Day 4