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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Sudan's president, Omar al-Bashir, the same man responsible for genocide in Darfur has continued his attacks on Darfur and expanded his killing into the states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile – slaughtering men, women and children and displacing hundreds of thousands of people.
Throughout its offensives, the Sudanese government continues to commit war crimes and crimes against humanity against its own civilians. The people of Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile need you to take action. Now.
We can not stand by and watch as Bashir gets away with murder. Please tell Secretary of State John Kerry to stop looking the other way as Bashir coninues to wage war against the people of Sudan.
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