Will the US and UN Take Action on Sudan?

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It took 20 years to end civil war between the north and the south in poverty-stricken Sudan, an African country the size of the United States east of the Mississippi. But in the western province of Darfur, Arab militias called Janjaweed--with the support of the government-- have made refugees of 1.1 million black Africans. In addition to murder, rape and displacement, they now face disease and hunger, as seasonal rains begin. The Bush administration says 320,000 refugees may die by the end of this year. The Congressional Black Caucus calls it -genocide.- Senator John McCain says it could be worse than Rwanda. Warren Olney hears from a UN official bound for Sudan with Secretary General Kofi Annan and demands for action from an American Congressman.
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MSNBC report on today's wave of Iraqi attacks

Doctors Without Borders on Sudan

Congressman Payne's resolution on Sudan

Cheney v US District Court for DC

Cheney v Sierra Club, Judicial Watch (DC District Court Case)

Judicial Watch on Supreme Court ruling

Sierra Club on Supreme Court ruling

Richey's article on today's court ruling

Blakely v Washington (on sentencing, death penalty)



Warren Olney