Darfur

U.N. Chief: Sudan Civil War Pact is Model

September 4, 2007

Author: EDITH M. LEDERER

Source: The News Tribune

Wire Service: AP

http://www.thenewstribune.com/tacoma/24hour/religion/story/147310.html

JUBA, Sudan -- A peace deal in Sudan's Muslim government and Christian and animist rebels in the semiautonomous south can serve as a "blueprint for long-term peace" for the entire country - including Darfur, the U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday.

Some...

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African Interfaith Group Calls on International Community to Honor Pledges to Sudan

February 16, 2007

Source: World Faith News

http://www.wfn.org/2007/02/msg00171.html

KHARTOUM, Sudan/GENEVA, 16 February 2007 (LWI)--After a visit to Sudan which included discussions with political and religious leaders in Khartoum and Juba, an African interfaith delegation has called on the international community to honor their political and financial pledges to sustain Sudan's peace process.

"Peace in Sudan will be the base for stability and peace for the whole region and Africa," the...

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Women In Islam Present Important International Forum on Crisis in Darfur, Sudan

January 29, 2007

Source: Muslim American Society Press Release

http://www.masnet.org/news.asp?id=3998

WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 29, 2007 (MASNET) How is the world responding to a crisis which has, to date, killed some 400,000 people, made 300,000 more homeless, and resulted in countless incidents of rape and other horrendous human rights violations? An important forum on January 25th in Harlem, New York offered some important insights on this question from three individuals with first-hand expertise on this...

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Wide Array of Religions Represented at D.C. Dafur Rally

May 1, 2006

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/30/AR2006043000183.html

On May 1, 2006 The Washington Post reported, "Clutching signs that read 'Never Again,' thousands of protesters from across religious and political divides descended on the Mall yesterday along with celebrities and politicians to urge President Bush to take stronger measures to end the violence in Sudan's Darfur region that the...

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People of Faith Rally for Darfur

April 30, 2006

Source: Beliefnet

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/190/story_19023_1.html

Six perspectives on why Jews, Christians, and Muslims have joined forces to rally for an end to genocide in Darfur.

Beliefnet asked leaders of six faith groups on the executive committee of the Save Darfur Coalition to answer the following questions: Why should people of your faith care about what is happening in Darfur? What concrete steps should they take to help end the violence in Sudan?...

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Santa Clara Holocaust Remembrance Event Includes Other Faiths

April 24, 2006

Source: The Mercury News

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/local/states/california/the_valley/14415476.htm

On April 24, 2006 The Mercury News reported, "For this year's Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, Sukhdev Singh Bainiwal, a Sikh, will light a candle in remembrance of the millions killed. He will be joined by an American Indian, a Buddhist, an African-American and a rabbi.

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Archbishop of Canterbury Speaks Out for Religious Tolerance

March 3, 2006

Source: The Church of England Newspaper

http://www.churchnewspaper.com/news.php?read=on&number_key=5809&title=Archbishops%20Sudan%20plea%20for%20tolerance

On March 3, 2006 The Church of England Newspaper reported, "A passionate appeal for tolerance towards religious minorities in Sudan was issued on his first visit to the country by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Williams this week. Dr Williams’...

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