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March 25 , 2008

Activists push for Olympic torch's S.F. route  25/03-2008 10:52  (San Francisco Chronicle)
Activists challenging the secrecy surrounding the Olympic torch's visit to San Francisco on April 9 are stepping up efforts to stage high-profile demonstrations when the torch is carried through the city.

Divestment in Sudan is a strategy that would help to end the genocide  25/03-2008 10:51  (The Tennesean)
After the end of the Holocaust, the countries of the world swore "never again." Together, they outlawed genocide by making it a binding duty of all countries to prevent and punish this crime, no matter where it happened, in order to "liberate mankind from such an odious scourge." Despite this pledge, genocide has occurred repeatedly since; in Cambodia, Iraq, Bosnia, Rwanda and, for several years now, the Darfur region of Sudan, where estimates range between 200,000 and 400,000 persons killed and approximately 2.5 million displaced from their homes.

Survivors will share their personal stories in hopes of raising awareness about the conflict in western Sudan.  25/03-2008 06:20  (Orlando Sentinel)
In 2003, Abu Asal Abu Asal was fleeing for his life. Tonight, he hopes to raise awareness about the violence in his native war-torn Darfur. "Many of the people of Darfur have lost faith," said Asal, who will tell his story at 7 p.

UNICEF demands release of four kidnapped drivers in Darfur  25/03-2008 04:02  (
(AFP) - Gunmen kidnapped four Sudanese government drivers in Darfur and stole a drilling rig intended to provide clean water, the UN Children's Fund said Sunday, calling for their immediate release.

Make Sudan an Offer It Can t Refuse  25/03-2008 00:58  (The New York Times)
Charlottesville, Va. DESPITE almost 1.5 million bombing sorties flown against Germany during the Second World War, the United States and Britain failed for lack of trying to destroy the system of transport that fed the gas chambers and crematoria.

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