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Darfur in the News

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April 15 , 2008

Google Earth maps become venue for helping world  15/04-2008 05:07  (Yahoo News USA)
Washington - Can Google Earth help save the world? ADVERTISEMENT The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees announced a new partnership with the search engine last week.

Olympic Athletes Have Their Say  15/04-2008 04:32  (Washington Post)
CHICAGO, April 14 -- As she searches her conscience on the eve of the 2008 Olympics, Beijing Olympic hopeful Patricia Miranda, a wrestler from Manteca, Calif.

Helene Elliott: U.S. athletes grapple with China human-rights issues  15/04-2008 03:31  (LA Times)
While activists bring attention to that country's links to violence in Darfur, many Americans planning to compete in Beijing Olympics choose to focus on training, not politics.

Mia Farrow: IOC Flunks Human Rights  14/04-2008 23:27  (The New York Times)
Filed at 9:54 p.m. ET CHICAGO (AP) -- The activist group, Dream for Darfur, is putting final touches on its report card on the human rights record of the International Olympic Committee.

Some US athletes say Beijing podium protests possible  14/04-2008 22:50  (Yahoo! Canada)
0 More than 125 US Olympians gathered here to speak with reporters from around the world just days after protests disrupted the global Olympic torch tour stops in London, Paris and San Francisco.

18 students arrested in Darfur protest at White House  14/04-2008 10:57  (CNN)
A group of student protesters were arrested Sunday after they called on President Bush to end the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan, and refused to leave the front gates of the White House.

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