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Myanmar Military Denies Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya

The Myanmar military is denying all accounts of widespread violence towards the Rohingya population in Rakhine state. While the military has denied the genocide for some time now, Tatmadaw True News Information Team posted the results of a military investigation which claims that the Myanmar military followed rules of engagement, never shot at innocent “Bengalis,” […]

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#SmartSudan Policy

Dear President Trump,  CC: The Honorable Mike Pence, Vice President  The Honorable Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State The Honorable Nikki Haley, Ambassador to the United Nations We ask that the Administration immediately appoint a Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan in order to bring urgently needed diplomatic leadership to facilitate efforts to bring peace […]

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The Cancer within Peacekeeping

Last month, an International Criminal Court tribunal found the former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, guilty of allowing his soldiers to commit rape throughout their 2004 deployment in the Central African Republic (CAR). This verdict, an all-too-rare victory for wartime accountability, came just a few weeks before three UN peacekeepers, all […]

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September 16, Rally at the UNGA: Sudan’s Regime Must Go

The Sudanese marginalized movements and organizations representing the marginalized areas of the Nuba Mountains, Darfur, Blue Nile, Abyei, Beja, and Nubia, in addition to activists from The Republic of South Sudan, will present a rally and protest in front of the United Nations building in New York City to bring attention to atrocities committed by […]

Day 9: December 17

Reason #65: Attacks Continue

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release December 16, 2010 Statement from National Security Council Spokesman Mike Hammer on Khor Abeche Attacks The United States is deeply concerned about reports that the Sudanese Armed Forces attacked and burnt the village of Khor Abeche in South Darfur.  According to the United Nations, […]

Issue 11: August 2009 Take Action

NYC: August 13th Rally at United Nations

What: Darfur Rally *Support the International Criminal Court (ICC) *Express the Dire Need for Humanitarian Assistance *Protect the Women and Children of Darfur *A panel discussion/dialogue/activist networking event will follow the rally. When: Thursday, August 13, 2009, 12:30-4:00 pm Where: Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, New York City 47th Street and First Avenue near United Nations visitors’ […]

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Ask President Elect Obama to make Darfur a Day 1 Priority

December 10th, 2008 was the 60th anniversary for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This document, ratified by all United Nations member states, declares, “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” Completely disregarding the Declaration, the Government of Sudan and the Janjaweed militia have systematically attacked the people of Darfur […]

Day 3: June 12, 2008

Connecting the Dots

So tomorrow we’ll be out of N’djamena, finally! We’re all excited to get out here and finally get to the camps to see the refugees. I am sure their stories are going to be incredibly impacting, demonstrating the need for both us, as individual citizens, and the international community to do more about this ongoing […]

Issue 4: Jan 2007

United Nations and African Union Peacekeeping Force: Another Failed Promise

As we begin a new year, many of us will think about what we accomplished since January 1, 2007 and set our goals for 2008. But in Darfur, the hope will remain the same: to return home, leave the camps behind and begin to rebuild their lives as people, as mothers, fathers and children of […]

Day 3: Nov 23, 2005

In the air again, but now to Abeche!

The kind people at the WFP assisted us in getting on their N’Djamena to Abeche flight. As I’m writing this, I’m sitting on the right hand seat of row six, right over the wing of this eighteen seater. On Chris’ side of the plane, you can see “United Nations” on the wing. It feels so […]