It is happening again. Gabriel’s friends in the camps are once again asking for immediate response from the world to this systematic destruction of a people. As they suffer their own atrocities, they are asking for aid on behalf of another marginalized group. That is compassion in action. We too have the ability to walk in others shoes, even if we’re thousands of miles away.
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Last year, the United States led a successful international diplomatic effort to secure a peaceful referendum for South Sudan. In private meetings with President Obama and other top White House officials, we were told that your advocacy helped steer them in the right direction. You’ve already proven you can make a difference for Sudan — […]
The international community must acknowledge that an undeclared war is now beginning between North and South Sudan says Sudan Now, a group of anti-genocide and human rights organizations. The escalating violence in the Nuba Mountains of the country’s tense border region of South Kordofan is the latest flashpoint in this conflict, but characterizing it as […]
President Obama, the time to impose pressure and consequences is now! In wake of pre-election human rights violations by Government, please join over 50 organizations representing Sudan advocates and Sudanese expatriates from around the country, together with activist-actress Mia Farrow and Sudan expert Eric Reeves, in asking President Obama to impose consequences on the Khartoum […]
I was given a tshirt almost a year and half ago that reminds me that my hope for a better world, and the love and energy I have to give towards making the change requires me to ACT. At times I feel like I have done all that I can, but am reminded by the […]
It has been almost three weeks since we returned from the refugee camps on the Chad-Darfur border. Each day I wake up and think about our beautiful friends. I know many of you took daily action during i-ACT, as you have since our first trip in 2005. Our government, then and now, has not done […]
During this i-ACT we have called the White House, Special Envoy Gration and sent text messages to Secretary of State Clinton. Today is the time to bombard the White House email box. Cut the message below and Paste it to the White House Comment Box: Dear President Obama: With your election, Darfur refugees had as […]
The team here on the ground has been wracking its collective brain with a simple question, how do we get people to care? I know, it’s not simple at all. So, we make it more manageable and ask, how do we get enough people to care just enough? Care just a little? And from caring, […]
Hours after the ICC announced an arrest warrant for Sudan’s President al-Bashir, he and his administration distributed their own blows to the country. Ultimately, unless the International community acts, we are allowing Sudan to continue genocide of it’s non-arab population. Without aid workers, they don’t need the Janjaweed militia men riding in and raping, burning […]