Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond

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Presents a call to action on behalf of the genocide victims of Sudan's Darfur, describing the brutalities taking place there and outlining six strategies for making key differences.

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An Academy Award-nominated actor and a renowned human rights activist team up to change the tragic course of history in the Sudan -- with readers' help. While Don Cheadle was filming Hotel Rwanda, a new crisis had already erupted in Darfur, in nearby Sudan. In September 2004, then-Secretary of State Colin Powell termed the atrocities being committed there "genocide" -- and yet two years later things have only gotten worse. 3.5 million Sudanese are going hungry, 2.5 million have been displaced by violence, and 400,000 have died in Darfur to date. Both shocked and energized by this ongoing tragedy, Cheadle teamed up with leading activist John Prendergast to focus the world's attention. Not on Our Watch, their empowering book, offers six strategies readers themselves can implement: Raise Awareness, Raise Funds, Write a Letter, Call for Divestment, Start an Organization, and Lobby the Government. Each of these small actions can make a huge difference in the fate of a nation, and a people--not only in Darfur, but in other crisis zones such as Somalia, Congo, and northern Uganda.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond
Autor
EAN
9781401303358
ISBN
978-1-4013-0335-8
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Hyperion
Genre
Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten
252
Gewicht
286g
Größe
H209mm x B148mm x T19mm
Jahr
2007
Untertitel
Englisch
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