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A world without genocide | Un monde sans génocide

With the news that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has declared a ceasefire in Darfur as part of the government’s peace initiative, the Canadian media is suddenly swamped with stories about Darfur. Personally, I believe this presents a very real opportunity for the international community. Everyone should therefore take a minute to either write a letter… Read More


Stand’s Scott Fenwick recently sent around an article that has been generating some discussion on email so I thought I would transfer it to the blog where everyone can pipe in. The article is written by a Mr. John Bolton, who if you haven’t yet heard of him, is famous for being the only US… Read More


To everyone in the STAND Canada team, I just wanted to commend you all for your Darfur advocacy activities during the recent election campaign, and the impact you have had so far. Your national team’s analysis of party positions going into the election, your chapter-led local engagement of candidates, and your participation in Save Darfur… Read More


Stand’s Darfur Digest is a monthly report analyzing developments related to Darfur in four key areas: Canadian politics, security, negotiations and engagement, and the humanitarian situation. I. Executive Summary Canadian Politics and Darfur: The federal election dominated Canadian politics this month, but Liberal candidates Irwin Cotler and Bob Rae spoke out about the crisis in… Read More


I would like to take a moment away from the focus on Darfur to highlight the worrying events of the past week in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. While Stand focuses almost exclusively on Darfur and Sudan in its activities (with good reason), it is important to our fundamental mission of making preventing genocide… Read More