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  • Humanitarian crisis in Syria worsens

    6 days ago

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    As world attention has focused on the tide of Syrian refugees trying to reach Europe, aid organizations try to contend with a growing humanitarian crisis inside Syria. According to the United Nations, 7.6 million people have been...

  • Humanitarian crisis worsening in Syria

    August 20, 2015 | 10:08 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    The top United Nations official in Syria said he was “horrified” by what he had seen during a three-day trip to the war-torn country.

    "I am absolutely horrified by the total disregard for civilian life by all parties in this...

  • Bush should press China on cutting Sudan ties

    By Rabbi Or N. Rose

    February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Steven Spielberg announced recently that he had resigned as the artistic director of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, writing in a public statement, "I find that my conscience will not allow me to continue with business as usual."

    Later, the Hollywood mogul would add, "At this point,...

  • Blogging under African skies

    October 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Oct. 13, three leaders of Jewish World Watch flew from Los Angeles to Africa for a two-week trip, with their ultimate destination the Sudanese eastern border refugee camps, Iridimi and Touloum in Chad.

    Jewish World Watch's Solar Cooker Project, led by Board President...

  • Six activists illuminate ‘Darfur Now’ documentary

    By Robert David Jaffee

    October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    'Darfur Now' trailer
    While the Darfur crisis enters its fifth year, the American Jewish Committee and Warner Independent Pictures have taken a lead in raising awareness of and combating the genocide in the Western Sudan region, where an estimated 200,000 people have been killed...
  • Darfur double standard

    By Steve Greenberg

    August 23, 2007 | 8:00 pm

  • Sympathy for the suffering goes to the dogs

    By Rafael Medoff

    May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Americans would care more about the genocide in Darfur if the victims were puppies, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof claimed in a provocative May 10 op-ed.

    Is he right?

    "Time and again, we've seen that the human conscience isn't pricked by mass suffering, while an...