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Rising Sexual Violence Indication of Darfur Breakdown

Humanitarian organization International Rescue Committee reported this week that more than 200 women have been sexually assaulted in the last five weeks alone around Darfur’s largest displaced camp, Kalma. This alarming trend is yet another... READ MORE

Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of 2006

The violence in Darfur has received significant attention from humanitarian and advocacy groups around the world. Unfortunately, the United States government has stayed largely removed from the conflict, allowing genocide to continue without... READ MORE

Hope for a Unified Somalia

In early June of 2006, Islamic militants stormed Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu–site of the 1993 killings of 18 American marines, captured in the movie Black Hawk Down–and wrested control from several allied... READ MORE

End Human Rights Abuses in Zimbabwe

Since President Robert Mugabe began seizing white-owned farms in 1999, the country has been plunged into a state of severe economic and political decline. Though whites in Zimbabwe made up only 1% of... READ MORE

UN Mission in Sudan Extended

The Security Council on Friday extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sudan until 24 September, with the intention to renew it for further periods.  The Council is also investigating how best to support efforts... READ MORE

UN Not Welcome in Sudan

Envoy Says Sudan Doesn’t Want U.N. Force in Darfur – 3/01/2006, New York Times Sudan has withdrawn its support for a United Nations peacekeeping force to replace African Union troops now in the... READ MORE

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