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Darfur in the News

U.S. and European media

June 23 , 2008

Pleasantville 6th graders make their mark on the world  23/06-2008 11:57  (The Journal News (NY))
While on spring break in South Carolina, Elizabeth Stargiotti was still mulling the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, a topic about which she was learning so much in school.

UN warns of bad year in Darfur  22/06-2008 17:58  (Washington Post)
KHARTOUM, Sudan -- U.N. agencies operating in Darfur warned Sunday that rising insecurity, a bad cereal harvest and the approaching rainy season will make for a particularly bad year for the population of the region.

Darfur survivors remember dead, inspire local activism  22/06-2008 07:35  (BostonHerald)
Sudanese refugees and immigrants living in Massachusetts, many victimized in a brutal civil war that has spanned two decades and left nearly 2 million civilians dead, are spearheading Darfur activism in the Bay State.

Hague Court to Decide Sudan's Disputed Abyei Border  21/06-2008 13:24  (The New York Times)
Filed at 12:57 p.m. ET JUBA, Sudan (Reuters) - Sudan's former north-south foes agreed on Saturday that an international court would decide the borders of the disputed oil-rich Abyei region, which could end tensions threatening a fragile peace deal, officials said.

Arab panel scold Islamic world for Darfur silence  20/06-2008 22:35  (Yahoo! UK and Ireland)
KAMPALA (AFP) - An Arab human rights panel on Friday scolded the Islamic world for its silence on the conflict in the western Sudanese region of Darfur.

Protesters urge Olympic sponsors to press China  20/06-2008 21:07  (The New York Times)
Filed at 8:15 p.m. ET NEW YORK (AP) -- Activists holding signs reading ''Genocide: It's the real thing'' demonstrated outside Coca-Cola Co.'s offices in Manhattan on Friday as part of a nationwide protest targeting several Beijing Olympic sponsors for failing to press China to help end the violence in Darfur.

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