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  • Humanitarian crisis worsening in Syria

    2 weeks ago

    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...
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  • 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...
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