Ten years ago the Government of Sudan carried out genocide against Darfur civilians systematically murdering 300,000 & displacing over 2 million people.
The killing continues today.
Save Darfur is a powerful movement of activists, faith leaders, students, artists, & genocide survivors to bring an end to the suffering in Darfur and other areas in Sudan under attack.
help end genocide forever
In 2003, after decades of neglect, drought, oppression and small-scale conflicts in Sudan's western region of Darfur, two rebel groups mounted an insurgency against Sudan's central government. In response, the regime of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and its allied militia, known as the Janjaweed, launched a campaign of destruction against civilians of similar ethnic background as the rebels.
They wiped out entire villages, destroyed food and water supplies, and systematically murdered, tortured and raped thousands of Darfuris.
In September 2004, President George W. Bush declared the crisis in Darfur a "genocide". Despite the world's outcry, the violence continued and in recent years has spread to other states in Sudan.
In Darfur, over 130,000 people have been displaced in 2013. Aerial bombardment and blockage of humanitarian relief in South Kordofan and Blue Nile has led to over 900,000 in need of humanitarian aid.
We demand free and unfettered access for international aid and strengthening the international peacekeeping force.
In July 2011, South Sudan gained independence from Sudan, marking a major milestone for peace. However the situation in Darfur remains dire and critical issues remain unresolved and threaten a return to war.
We are working to end human rights violations, promote democratic transformation and create peace.
Survivors are demanding that the individuals responsible for rape, murder and destruction of villages and livelihoods be held accountable.
We call for the imposition of sanctions on anyone who provides weapons to Sudan or fails to execute arrest warrants against Sudanese officials, including President Bashir.
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Since January 1, at least 40,000 innocent civilians have been forced to flee their homes. In the midst of the sharpest increase in violence in years, Sudan's President Bashir is bombing civilians, blocking investigations, and is demanding the removal of UN peacekeepers.
These actions are in clear violation of UN Security Council Resolutions and must be met with bold measures by the United States, the UN Security Council and the international community.
Tell the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, and the rest of the Security Council, it's time to stand up for the people of Darfur!
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