“We still have hope,” Abdullaziz told me on our on-again off-again phone call from his refugee camp home close to the Darfur border (where they do not have great cell reception!). “But all refugees agree that Scott Gration should resign,” the school director at Obama School said in a clear and determined voice. Darfuris in […]
Category: Issue 13: October 2009
U.S. Sudan Policy Released
U.S. United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice, Special Envoy Maj. Scott Gration, and Secretary of State Clinton unveiled the new U.S. Policy for Sudan Monday, October 19, 2009. Read a summary, follow links, and take action to support fierce and urgent implementation of the policy.
October 20, 2009 The Obama Administration’s new policy on Sudan incorporates certain ideals that are worthy of support. However, this is only a first step. Success will require personal and deep involvement from President Obama – as well as Vice President Biden and Secretary of State Clinton – to ensure that consequences are swiftly put […]
In these crucial days for Darfur and all of Sudan, as violence erupts and tension builds, it is crucial to keep pressuring our leaders to do what is right for innocent civilians. Please take action to support immediate and effective implementation of U.S.’s new Sudan policy. The recently released Sudan Policy could be very effective, […]
For Immediate Release October 19, 2009 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Sudan Now campaign, which comprises several human rights and anti-genocide groups, commends the Obama Administration for constructing a clear statement of U.S. policy in support of a sustainable peace in Sudan. However, the Administration’s diplomatic efforts to date have led member organizations to question whether […]