As many of you probably know, there has been an ongoing genocide occuring in Darfur. It is as complex as it is horrific – though with one thing for certain: it must be stopped.
The above film was put together by an advocacy group Stop Genocide Now, who are also documenting the journey of humanitarian workers as they navigate the people and region.
I highly recommend checking out their website and joining the movement. As well, Amnesty International has a dedicated campign for Darfur with further information and action guidelines.
Coincidentally, the question “How do we get beyond empty promises for Darfur?” was asked at the recent Youtube debates to the upcoming presidential candidates. Here’s what they said:
Why do you think the Darfur conflict has been largely ignored by the West? What do you think is the best course of action to stop the genocide?