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Have any of the presidential candidates mentioned Darfur lately?

Anybody remember there’s a genocide going on in Darfur? I know that it’s not top-of-mind for U.S. voters, but perhaps one of the candidates could spare a clause or two? Here’s a nugget from a Darfur-related editorial running on the…


About the Darfur genocide and the Internet’s long tail

Last May, I did a post on this blog comparing the reaction to three Christians killed in Turkey to the relatively lower buzz at the time about the ongoing genocide in Darfur. The way this blog works, whenever anyone posts…


Manute Bol tries to focus presidential candidates on Darfur genocide

From my e-box: Former NBA Star, Manute Bol will hold a press conference and rally on Tuesday, January 1 at 12:30 p.m. on the West Steps of the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. Bol will be joined by hundreds…


Starvation in Darfur

From the New York Times: NAIROBI, Kenya — Child malnutrition rates have increased sharply in Darfur, even though it is home to the world’s largest aid operation, according to a new United Nations report. The link….


Good news still hard to find in Sudan

From the Washington Post: President Bush’s special envoy to Sudan, Andrew S. Natsios, resigned yesterday amid continuing frustration in Congress, the administration and the human rights community over the slow pace of deployment of international peacekeepers to war-ravaged Darfur. Natsios…


BBC report: Darfur peace plan ‘set to fail’

I keep posting about Darfur because well, it’s a genocide. And if that’s not a fit topic for a blog about faith and morality…? Anyway, here’s a nugget from today’s latest discouraging BBC report: The hybrid United Nations-African Union peacekeeping…

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