Wednesday, November 17, 2010

What you can do for Sudan NOW

A great video -

And then this . . .

Call Secretary Clinton’s office. Tell her to immediately hire an ambassador-level diplomat for Darfur by calling 1-800-GENOCIDE – and get your friends and family to do the same. When you call 1-800-GENOCIDE, you’ll be given talking points then connected directly to Secretary Clinton’s office.

Why this call to action – why now?

* In the last 10 days alone, Sudan’s notorious “security service” has conducted a wave of arrests of human rights activists, civil society leaders, student activists, and journalists.
* The arrests, combined with reports in Darfur of aerial bombings of villages and water sources and a build up of armed forces, are disturbing reminders that without a high-level diplomat assigned to the region, Darfurians are tremendously vulnerable to human rights violations and attack.

Need more info? Go here - but know that the November 16 deadline has been extended to November 22nd.

* Find out more here:

All it takes is a phone call. It's *that* simple.

Toward eupan.

~ marty alan michelson,ph.d.

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