Easy actions against genocide
- Sign this petition to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the UN Security Council and the African Union marking 10 years of the Darfur genocide:
As concerned citizens of the world, we call on you to expend all resources at your disposal to bring an end to the suffering in Darfur and other areas under attack including Blue Nile and South Kordofan; urgently address the humanitarian crisis; bring those accountable for human rights crimes to justice; and protect the vulnerable to bring a just and lasting peace to Darfur and all of Sudan.
- Join the latest action sponsored by Act for Sudan, here.
- Call the State Department, leave a message for Secretary Kerry on the Department of State comment line. Dial 202-647-6575 and press 1 to record your comment, any time. Suggested message:
This is [your name] calling from [city, state] with a message for Secretary Kerry on Sudan: It’s time for the US to support regime change in Sudan. Please adopt tough, punitive measures to help protect civilians and do not relax sanctions on Sudan.
- Call the White House comment line at 202-456-1111, Monday – Friday, 9-5 EST, with this suggested message:
This is [your name] calling from [city, state]. I’m calling to tell President Obama that it is time for the US to support regime change in Sudan. Please adopt tough, punitive measures to help protect civilians and do not relax sanctions on Sudan.
- Sign this petition that asks your representative in the House of Representatives to do what he/she can to support genocide-free investing. Read more about the hearing on “Investments Tied to Genocide” and the details of the legislative recommendations from Investors Against Genocide here.
Activism and the news
- 2013-06-08 through 06-10: One Million Bones, Washington DC
- 2013-05-07: Waiting for Justice: Spotlight on Cambodia, 7:30 PM, Boston Public Library, Rabb Lecture Hall, 700 Boylston Street, Boston. Panel discussion with members of a recent Museum delegation to Cambodia that witnessed the trials of the last surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge-Mike Abramowitz, Director, Center for the Prevention of Genocide, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Elizabeth Becker, journalist and author of When the War Was Over: Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge Revolution, Peter Canellos, editorial page editor, the Boston Globe, Thet Sambath, journalist and co-director of Enemies of the People: A Personal Journey into the Heart of the Killing Fields. Free but registration required.
- See the Press page at ActForSudan.org.
If you know of local Sudan-related events, let us know so we can help publicize them.
Send email to SaveDarfurMA@gmail.com.