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Failing the People of Darfur

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.09.2015 | Home
Tom Andrews

These steps won't be easy. But we know that citizen activism can make change happen. As was the case in 2004, when an administration stalls on taking meaningful actions, it is up to citizens of conscience to take the necessary steps to ensure the people of Sudan are not lost.

Nationalism 2.0

The Morningside Post | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
The Morningside Post

We are defined and united less by the national identities we are born into than by the transnational identities in which we choose to believe. We are becoming advocates rather than patriots. Our fight is increasingly for cause before country.

Learning from Darfur's Advocacy Efforts

Tom Murphy | Posted 11.16.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

The 1994 genocide in Rwanda was supposed to be the last. With humanitarian atrocities easily reported by journalists, NGOs and other international actors, the belief was that it was to never happen again. Then there was Darfur.

Never Again: Are We Still Remembering Or Starting To Forget?

Lee Bycel | Posted 07.20.2011 | Religion
Lee Bycel

As the decades pass, regrettably, the incomprehensible nightmare become part of history and seems to be replaced by new nightmares. We seem to be forgetting a lot all the time.

Comparing Apples to Kittens

Tom Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

Let's not be apologists for badvocacy. We must not ignore the fact that bringing advocacy about various issues to different parts of the western world will be met with different reactions.

Soap Star Kim Zimmer Puts The Spotlight On Darfur

NBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Cause Celeb highlights a celebrity's work on behalf of a specific cause. This week, Kim Zimmer, Daytime Emmy Award winner and star of "One Life to Liv...

What Path Next for the Sudanese Regime?

Sean Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sean Brooks

Statements on the closing days of Sudan's first multiparty elections in 24 years offer an insight into differences within the NCP on the best ways to handle public messaging.

Election Chaos in Sudan: Politics or Principle?

Robert B. Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert B. Lawrence

Late Wednesday night, the Sudanese People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) announced that it was withdrawing its candidate for president of Sudan reportedly because the SPLM was convinced the elections were too flawed. But the SPLM's decision was curious for a few reasons.

Hope Fades in Darfur as the US Lets Omar al-Bashir Escape Justice

Mia Farrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mia Farrow

In their darkest hours and through losses too grievous to fathom, the world has repeatedly abandoned the people of Darfur. It is past time for us to step up and accept our moral obligation to protect a defenseless people.

Darfuri Civil Society: Still Missing from the Table

Sean Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sean Brooks

Upcoming meetings of civil society leaders in Doha should be regarded as equally important to the political maneuverings and deal makings of the constellation of rebel movements.

Darfur Now More than Ever

Robert B. Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert B. Lawrence

Resolving the Darfur conflict is critical not just for the people of Darfur, but for the future of Sudan. Rather than being past its expiration date, the Save Darfur movement is needed now more than ever.

China: Obama's Test

Jerry Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jerry Fowler

Some are describing the president's trip to China as a test of his foreign policy prowess; it's a test of his dedication to resolving one of the thorniest problems currently plaguing the international community: Sudan.

The War in Darfur Is Not Over

John Prendergast | Posted 10.07.2009 | Home
John Prendergast

The reality of Darfur's continuing strife does a disservice to the ongoing efforts to keep this issue burning brightly for the policymakers and diplomats who have so far failed to help end the crisis.

Presidential Silence in Beijing

Jerry Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jerry Fowler

Less than a month after announcing a new strategy for Sudan, President Obama left China early this morning without any public reference to having it up Sudan with his hosts.

New Year: Is There Hope for the Darfuri People, for Us?

Lee Bycel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lee Bycel

Why did I spend Rosh Hashanah in Darfuri refugee camps in Eastern Chad? Why would a rabbi welcome the Jewish New Year in a place where there are no Jews?

President Obama Must Address Sudan at the UN General Assembly

Jerry Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jerry Fowler

Sudan is a test of the Obama administration's strategy of multilateralism and America's ability to use its influence to champion human rights, resolve conflicts, and prevent mass atrocities.

'Save Darfur' Movement Misdirected Funds That Could Have Saved Lives: Opinion | Marc Gustafson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home


U.S. Envoy Faces Heat In Darfur | Colum Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 -- The Obama administration's Sudan envoy is facing growing resistance to a suggestion he made recently to civilians displaced from D...

Time for the Save Darfur Movement to Declare Victory

Mark Leon Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Leon Goldberg

If the Obama administration doesn't provide a clear roadmap for how to handle the dissolution of Sudan, disaster may ensue.

The Darfur Movement Risks Slipping From The Public Radar

GlobalPost | John Aloysius Farrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Five years after American activists began to call attention to the violence in Darfur, their movement has bloomed in size and sophistica...

My Interview with the Columbia Professor Who Says There is No Genocide in Darfur -- It's an Environmental Crisis

Joel Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joel Whitney

Saviors and Survivors argues against those who substitute moral certainty for knowledge, and who feel virtuous even when acting on the basis of total ignorance.

Obama and Clinton: "Sound the Alarm" for Darfur Now

Susan Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Morgan

The United States must respond immediately to Bashir's very credible threats of "more violence and blood" in Darfur. If we don't, the blood will be on our hands as well.

The Candidates Will Be a Voice

Jerry Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Fowler

Americans have done the unexpected: They started a mass movement to end the suffering of civilians half way around the world.

Palin's Darfur Lie -- Alaskans Know Better

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Governor Palin, in fact, took no leadership role to fight for Darfur divestment; she dismissed pleas for help and only changed her position in 2008.

Progressive Conversations Create a Sea Change

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Victoria Hopper and Jamie McGurk decided that with all the progressive movers and shakers that were going to be assembled in Denver, an opportunity to create a meaningful dialogue was presenting itself.