Thursday, August 2, 2007

After 4 years, Darfur progress. Hallelujah.

I envision months and months of vigil ahead here in DC marching to maintain focus on Darfur at the Embassies of France, UK, China, State Dept. and Sudan. Or, I may decide that remaining at the Sudan Embassy will best serve all. TBD.

With the news this week (below) I am elated, sober, and spent. From now until the end of next week I will work on blogs, prepare to resume the vigil, and attend the Catholic Worker Global war and the assault on the environment FAITH AND RESISTANCE RETREAT.

Hallelujah: UN Approves Darfur Peacekeeping ForceWashington Post, United States - Aug 1, 2007By EDITH M. LEDERER AP UNITED NATIONS -- The UN Security Council unanimously approved a 26000-strong peacekeeping force for Darfur on Tuesday to try to help ...Daunting task to unify Darfur rebels Washington PostSudan gives own interpretation of new Darfur force Washington PostSudan says Darfur UN force resolution "practical" Washington PostWashington Post - Washington Postall 1,477 news articles »

1 comment:

Lars H. F. said...

Truely a development that makes one hope for improvement in Darfur. What can be done in the meantime is illustrated by today's article on the Atlantic Community:

Ariella Bl├Ątter explains how Amnesty International uses satellite technology to monitor the most vulnerable areas. Maybe you would like to share your expertise with our readers? Check out the article here:

Amnesty Prevents Darfur Violence When Governments Can't