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Darfur: 20 Years of Atrocities


Please join us for a panel discussion on the ongoing crisis in Darfur and its links to the current situation in Sudan. It has been 20 years since mass atrocities began in Darfur, Sudan. In 2004, the US government determined that genocide was occurring. To this day, survivors continue to be attacked and violently displaced without access to security, justice and basic necessities. Congress has consistently shown bipartisan support for ending violence against civilians in Darfur, addressing the root causes of instability, and pushing for justice and accountability. The panel discussion, taking place during Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month, and under the unfolding conflict between SAF and RSF, will reflect on lessons learned over the past two decades, provide analysis of the current situation, and examine what is needed to bring about genuine freedom, peace and justice in Darfur and all of Sudan.

Date: Thursday, April 20th

Time: 2:00 - 3:30 pm ET

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(Note: you will need to download WebEx via the link to view, so please log in early.)

Panelists: Mohamed Osman, Sudan Researcher, Human Rights Watch Felicia Lee, Global Programs Manager, iACT Haitham Elnour, Girifna Suliman Baldo, Director, Sudan Transparency and Policy Tracker

Moderator: Nicole Widdersheim, Deputy Washington Director, Human Rights Watch Introductory Remarks: Naomi Kikoler, Director, US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide

This event is co-hosted by Human Rights Watch, US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide, Amnesty International USA, The Sentry, Refugees International, Never Again Coalition, Sudan Unlimited, iACT and Stop Genocide Now


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