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Stop The Bombing

“Stop the Bombing” is led by Sudan Democracy First Group (SFDG). The launch of the campaign marks the third anniversary of the resumption of civil war in Blue Nile and Nuba Mountains/South Kordofan. The campaign includes a series of posters calling for an end to the government of Sudan’s (GoS) aerial bombardment of civilians in […]

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Act in August: Decisive Action for Sudan

In April, Sudan’s Omar al Bashir launched a “decisive summer” military campaign throughout Sudan’s marginalized regions. In Darfur, South Kordofan/Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile the Khartoum regime has escalated bombing attacks, rebranded and legitimized the brutal Janjaweed militias as “Rapid Support Forces” operating throughout Sudan and continued to deny humanitarian aid workers access to many […]

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Act to End Genocide

I Stand with Abdulrahman April is Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month. It is a time for remembrance and reflection. More importantly, it is a time for action to save lives now. You can act to end genocide, by standing with Abdulrahman, a survivor of genocide in Darfur. Please act and invite your community to do […]

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It is Happening Again: Tell Power and Rice to Act to Protect Civilians in Darfur

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[Video] New Arrivals from Darfur

Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared on iactivism.org i-ACT visited the “new arrival” area in refugee camp Goz Amer. Over 2,000 people have been living in improvised huts since May 2013, having escaped extreme violence in Darfur. They now join the over 300,000 refugees that have been living in camps in eastern Chad for almost […]

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Adam’s Messages from Darfur

Adam is a Darfuri teacher who lived as a refugee in Chad for almost ten years. He decided to go back to Darfur, despite the recent increase in violence and chaos. He is somewhere inside Darfur with his wife and nine children. Adam is sending regular text messages from Darfur, sharing his thoughts, common—and sometimes […]

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A Decade Long Genocide: Why Darfur…Again?

During Genocide Awareness Month 2011, I wrote this blog featuring our online zine, “Why Darfur…Again? 100 Reasons Why.” This past April 2013 marked a decade of genocide in Darfur and the question “Why Darfur…Again?” remains just as relevant. Darfur and Sudan are far from front page headlines. Recently the Government of Sudan denied 20 visa […]

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When I First Met Adam

“We’re looking for a teacher named Adam,” I asked the first man we saw, when we arrived at a refugee camp with a funny name, Kounoungou, back in 2008. “Adam” is a very common name with Darfuris, and in a camp with more than 20,000 people, there was probably hundreds, maybe even thousands of Adams, […]

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Obama’s Stained Legacy

Mr. Obama said that genocide is “a stain on our souls” and promised that “as a president of the United States I don’t intend to abandon people or turn a blind eye to slaughter.”

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On World Refugee Day: Think and Act Darfur

As Darfur is experiencing a dramatic spike in violence on the tenth anniversary of the crisis, Susan Rice and Samantha Power have been appointed National Security Adviser and Ambassador to the United Nations respectively.  In their new positions, they will have the unique opportunity to directly impact the U.S. and world’s response to the dire […]