A speech by Susannah Sirkin, given at the rally for Darfur in Boston on the global day for Darfur, April 29, 2007.
Physicians for Human Rights represents the voices of health professionals across the United States, but also those Sudanese doctors, nurses, and social workers on the front lines of the crisis in Darfur itself.
Please Protect the Innocent Victims of Conflict by Supporting the Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act of 2007
We, the undersigned organizations, write to urge you to address a pressing humanitarian issue: the indiscriminate and lasting effects of cluster munitions on civilian populations.
On June 29, the day the United Nations Security Council (SC) was to decide whether or not to deploy a UN peacekeeping force to Darfur, Sudan, a coalition of ten human rights, humanitarian and advocacy organizations sent the following letter to the 15 members of the Security Council...
Dear President Bush, As human rights and humanitarian organizations, we are gravely concerned that the hopes raised when the Darfur Peace Agreement (DPA) was signed one month ago today are quickly vanishing.