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am i not human for august 27, 2007  

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Sojourner's Place joins with other bloggers on the 27th day of each month in denunciation of human rights violations across the world, and particularly Darfur. As part of the Am I Not Human? campaign, information and tools are provided throughout the blogosphere to bring to the forefront the atrocities that continue to occur at the hands of the Chinese government in Darfur and Tibet.

This Campaign continues until such time that measurable, sustained, and progression changes occur. Please go to Roots of Humanity, this Campaign's Virtual Headquarters for more information or you may email organizers at: Virtual Campaign headquarters can be found at:
The Campaign Organizers:

To educate yourself, additional information and resources are provided below.
Reports and Studies

Five Years On: No Justice for Sexual Violence in Darfur: This is a full report by the organization Human Rights Watch available online as well as a pdf file.
Trip to Darfur Travelogue: The Res Publica Team that runs conducted a six-week trip to Darfur and the surrounding areas. This travelogue describes their encounters with the Darfuri people, political leaders as well as the Sudanese Liberation Army.

Creating a Peace to Keep in Darfur - A Joint Report by the ENOUGH Project and the Save Darfur Coalition : This is a very detailed report suggesting real and tangible suggestions on ending the genocide in Darfur as well as healing her.

News Items and Commentaries

UN Peace Missions Falter in Africa: This article explains that the United Nations along with the African Union currently have 7,467 troops in Darfur but are being strangled into incompetency due to the lack of donations from UN member states. Kofi Anaan warned that the United Nations has taken on too many peacekeeping missions with too limited support from member countries.

Rape widespread in Darfur: This article demonstrates that women and girls [as young as 11] live in constant fear of sexual violence and rape in Darfur. These most shameful acts of violence are committed by Sudanese military as well as.

Available at Sojourner's Place: In Solidarity: Global Day for Darfur
Facts and Stats

Sudan - The Quick and the Terrible: A Frontline presentation gives a history of the region and crisis.

International Crisis Group - Crisis in Darfur: A plethoria of information about Darfur with reports, action suggestions, news reporting and so much more.

You can let your voice be heard right now! Just go to Dream for Darfur! All of the actions listed below are available at that site.

Speak the Truth!

Obliged to you for hearing me, and now old SjP ain't got nothing more to say.

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