1 edition of Fighting for Darfur found in the catalog.
Fighting for Darfur
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Rebecca Hamilton ; preface by Mia Farrow|
|LC Classifications||DT159.6.D27 H36 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 250 p. :|
|Number of Pages||250|
|LC Control Number||2010023220|
In the one of the main Darfur rebel groups, the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), signed a cease-fire agreement and committed itself to negotiations with Sudan, but subsequently there has been resurgent fighting in Darfur, and JEM and its allies also mounted attacks in Northern Kurdufan. The region became the scene of a rebellion in against the Arab-dominated Sudanese government, with two local rebel groups - the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and the Sudanese Liberation.
Fighting for Darfur: Public Action and the Struggle to Stop Genocide eBook: Rebecca Hamilton, Mia Farrow: : Kindle Store/5(9). The Darfur Conflict is an ongoing guerrilla conflict or civil war centered on the Darfur region of Sudan. With power centralized in the north around its capital Khartoum and natural resources.
Darfur (/ d ɑːr ˈ f ʊər / dar-FOOR; Arabic: دار فور , romanized: Dār Fūr, lit. 'Realm of the Fur') is a region in western Sudan. Dār is an Arabic word meaning "home [of]" – the region was named Dardaju (Arabic: دار داجو , romanized: Dār Dājū) while ruled by the Daju, who migrated from Meroë c. AD, and it was then renamed Dartunjur (Arabic: دار تنجر Capital: Al-Fashir. As bombs fall over Libya, the Security Council debates what actions to take (or not take) with regards to the civil war in Cote d'Ivoire, and those of us with the luxury of distance debate whether what will happen there might constitute genocide in technical terms (or not), I've spent the last few days reading Rebecca Hamilton's excellent new book, Fighting for Darfur.
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"Fighting for Darfur" is much more than a blow-by-blow account of the movement, however. Throughout the book, Hamilton incisively analyzes the options available to both activists and /5(9).
“Fighting for Darfur is the story of a citizens campaign designed to move governments to save millions of lives in Sudan. It is written by a courageous and resourceful human rights activist who was one of the central players in launching that by: Despite the word "Darfur" in the book's title, "Fighting for Darfur" has lessons that are applicable to a broader readership, even to those activists working on issues wholly unrelated to human rights.
In the same way that histories of the Civil Rights Movement are still studied around the world for lessons on effecting political change, so Cited by: Fighting for Darfur book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Around the world, millions of people have added their voices to /5(38). Fighting for Darfur is the story of missed opportunities and unintended consequences. It’s also a timely call for more realistic and more effective approaches -- by policy makers and citizen activists alike -- as Sudan enters a turbulent transition that threatens the people of Darfur and beyond.
The U.S. government’s opposition to the International Criminal Court held up deployments of peacekeeping forces in Sudan and slowed the eventual indictment of Sudanese leaders who perpetrated genocide in Darfur, according to the new book, Fighting for Darfur by Rebecca Hamilton and documents she obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, posted today by the National Security Archive.
Sudan - Sudan - Conflict in Darfur: A separate conflict that remained unresolved centred on the Darfur region in western Sudan.
The conflict began in when rebels launched an insurrection to protest what they contended was the Sudanese government’s disregard for the western region and its non-Arab population. In response, the government equipped and supported Arab militias—which came.
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Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review5/5(1). Evaluating Advocacy: Genocide and Self-Awareness in Hamilton’s Fighting for Darfur. By Laura Seay. Journalist Rebecca Hamilton’s new book: Fighting for Darfur: Public Action and the Struggle to Stop Genocide, is a remarkable discussion of a difficult question: Why, despite gaining support from millions of grassroots activists and leading policy makers, did the Darfur advocacy movement fail.
The War in Darfur, also nicknamed the Land Cruiser War, is a major armed conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan that began in February when the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) rebel groups began fighting the government of Sudan, which they accused of oppressing Darfur's non-Arab population.
The government responded to attacks by carrying out a Location: Darfur, Sudan. Read "Fighting for Darfur Public Action and the Struggle to Stop Genocide" by Rebecca Hamilton available from Rakuten Kobo.
Around the world, millions of people have added their voices to protest marches and demonstrations because they believe Brand: St. Martin's Publishing Group. Around the world, millions of people have added their voices to protest marches and demonstrations because they believe that, together, they can make a difference.
When we failed to stop the genocide in Rwanda inwe promised to never let such a thing happen again. But nine years later, as news. Fighting for Darfur is the story of what happened when regular citizens took up this twenty-first-century challenge, adopting as their own concern the human rights of people in a remote region of the world that most Americans will never see, and demanding that their elected representatives do the same.
Year after year, they held rallies, lobbied Congress, harangued newspaper editors, wrote. Books shelved as darfur: The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur by Daoud Hari, Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur by Halima Bash. xx, pages: 25 cm.
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Fighting for Darfur: public action and the struggle to stop genocide. [Rebecca Hamilton] -- Around the world, millions of people have added their voices to protest marches and demonstrations because they believe that, together, they can make a.
Darfur Women Scarred By Fighting Tears of the Desert is the first memoir written by a woman caught in the war in Darfur. The author, Halima Bashir, was. Gareth Evans on Fighting for Darfur “Rebecca Hamilton captures brilliantly the passion and commitment of the Save Darfur movement, but is also cool and clear-headed about what went wrong.
She is especially strong on the ever-present risk for any mass campaign organization of over-simplifying multi-dimensional and ever-changing situations. Fighting for Darfur is the story of what happened when regular citizens took up this twenty-first-century challenge, adopting as their own concern the human rights of people in a remote region of the world that most Americans will never see, and Cited by: Rebecca Hamilton is a special correspondent for The Washington Post in Sudan with support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and a fellow at the New America Foundation.
She is the author of Fighting for Darfur. In she was selected a More about Rebecca Hamilton.Buy Fighting for Darfur: Public Action and the Struggle to Stop Genocide by Hamilton, Rebecca, Farrow, Mia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. /5(6).