Wednesday, April 25, 2007

SAVE Darfur


We've seen it all over the web, magazines and television: the region of Darfur in Sudan is in trouble. Why?
1. The Arab government of Sudan is performing ethnic cleansing on the region of Darfur where black Africans have resided for years.

2. More than 90% of the villages have been burned down.

3. Women are being raped and children are being thrown alive into fires.

4. The people of Darfur have no defense because their own government is attacking them.

5. More than 2.5 million people from Darfur have been displaced because there is no where to call home and they are forced to run from the Sudanese government.

6. The crisis has spilled over into neighboring countries The Central African Republic and Chad.

7. More than 200,000 people have been killed in the last 4 years.

Please find out how you can help. Check out www.savedarfur.org or www.miafarrow.org or www.sudanreeves.org to learn more and then please inform your families and friends.

Also learn how the 2008 Olympics in China help to support the Sudanese government's attack on Darfur: Summer Olympics or Genocide Olympics? http://www.sudanreeves.org/Article142.html



Being good is commendable, but only when it is combined with doing good is it useful.
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2 comments:

outremount said...

How world has gotten smaller, and we are all linked, or interconnected so it is important that we each become our brother's keeper. We can no longer say that something is happening far away. My women's committee sponsors two children and then each of us has a committment to making a difference.

Teri said...

Thanks for that! You are so right and I'm so happy that your group is helping out. You inspire me! =)