With all the excitement over the elections over the past few weeks, events in Sudan have been a little ignored. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean that the situation has improved at all. In fact, it may just be getting worse again. To update everyone on the situation, I would like to highlight an article in the… Read More

As part of the Speak the Name campaign, Stand’ers have offered publicity as well as the occasional volunteers to politicians who talk about the issue of Darfur on the campaign trail. Here’s a picture of Stand’s own Ben Fine with Borys Wrzesnewskyj, the Liberal candidate for Etobicoke, in exchange for his past commitments to Sudan… Read More

Here’s a Letter about Darfur from David McGuinty, the incumbent candidate for Ottawa-South: October 11, 2008 Dear Stand Canada, I appreciate having the opportunity to meet with you to discuss the tragedy in Sudan. The brutality in Sudan has reached staggering proportions. Civilians have starved, been beaten and raped, and hundreds of thousands have died… Read More

This just in from Paul Dewar, NDP candidate seeking re-election from Ottawa-Centre: Thank you for writing regarding Canada`s role in the crisis in Darfur. It is an issue that I have worked hard on in Parliament. New Democrats are united in their support for all efforts to end the violence against civilians in the Darfur… Read More

Here’s a heartfelt note from Todd Smith, Green Party candidate for Miramichi: I would like to thank you for your efforts! I am ashamed by the yearly abandonment of peacekeeping. The conflict of Darfur is not ‘another’ conflict in Africa, the history of weapon build up from Cold War politics along with global warming has… Read More