Regions / Sudan
Genocide is horrifying, but it's not always a black-and-white issue.
As the Democratic presidential primary campaign limps on, and the cacophony of focus-grouped sound bites strikes a fevered pitch, the candidates are making surprisingly little noise about Darfur.
A response to Kevin Funk and Steve Fake: Divestment will help to end the Genocide in Darfur.
A response to Daniel Millenson: The divestment movement from Sudan still makes clear "the failures in our intellectual culture"
The divestment movement from Sudan makes clear "indication of the failures in our intellectual culture"
From rallying and letter writing, the Save Darfur movement is now taking a page from history and looking to divestment to end the atrocities in Darfur.
Don't be too surprised, but a tough attitude is the best gift you can give Darfur today.
The latest UN resolution may well be a turning point in stopping genocide. But much hinges on political will.
It's amid the U.S. government's contradictory posturing and less-than-humanitarian geopolitical motives that the activist movement addressing Darfur operates.
How about kicking UN peacekeeping up a notch? A rapid response unit is needed now more than ever.