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Darfur in the News

U.S. and European media

April 18 , 2008

'Darfur is low-hanging fruit for Beijing'  18/04-2008 11:06  (Newsweek)
Hundreds of America's top Olympic athletes gathered in Chicago this week to meet with the media that will report on their triumphs and disappointments from Beijing this August. At the same time human rights activists were ratcheting up the pressure on China on a host of issues. Darfur is at the forefront, as China finds itself under attack for selling arms to Sudan and for acquiescing to policies that jeopardize the survival of the refugees.

Olympics Q&A: Mia Farrow on the IOC, China and human rights  18/04-2008 00:38  (Chicago Tribune)
Actress Mia Farrow has been on the front lines in the struggle to end the humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. She has visited the region eight times and is advisory board chair of Dream for Darfur, an organization committed to 'Bring the Olympic Dream to Darfur.

UN and AU want 26,000-strong force in Darfur quickly  17/04-2008 19:56  (Los Angeles Times)
UNITED NATIONS The United Nations and the African Union said Thursday they want their 26,000-strong peacekeeping force on the ground in Darfur quickly.

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