The ongoing conflict between ethnic groups in Darfur, Sudan. This includes the participation of the government of Sudan and militias known as the Janjaweed.

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Council on Foreign Relations - Crisis Guide: Darfur
Interactive look at the crisis in Darfur includes related news stories and materials.
Enough Project
Project to end genocide and crimes against humanity, currently focused on Sudan and Congo. Includes blog, news reports, events, publications and how to support.
The Guardian - Darfur
News, features and analysis of the situation in Darfur including groups involved and the humanitarian effort. With interactives, diaries, photo galleries and how to help.
The Guardian - Scorched
As the conflict in Darfur spreads across central Africa, with thousands more displaced and killed, Julian Borger in Chad investigates the origins and contradictions of what is likely to be seen as the first climate change war.
Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Seeks to advance the science, practice, professional development, and role of human rights in humanitarian emergency response worldwide. Includes news, events, programs and research, publications, and how to support their efforts.
Human Rights Watch - Atrocities in Western Sudan
Reports documenting the violence against the Fur, Masaalit and Zaghawa ethnic groups.
Justice and Equality Movement
The official site of the J.E.M. opposition group.
Logistic Cluster - Sudan
Official site of the UN's JLC inter-agency team in Sudan provides information on the coordination and optimisation of the logistics capabilities of humanitarian organisations involved in large-scale emergencies.
Analytic briefs and advocacy writings on the alleged genocide in Sudan by Eric Reeves, a Professor of English Language and Literature at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Washington Post - Sudan in Crisis
Coverage of the conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan which claimed as many as 450,000 lives, displaced 2.5 million people and left up to 4 million dependent on outside aid. Includes archives, related special reports, live discussions and additional resources.
WHO - Health Situation in Darfur, Sudan
Situation reports and technical guidance from the World Health Organization.
Wikipedia - War in Darfur
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article about the violence taking place in Darfur, Sudan since February 2003. Includes extensive bibliography.
New York Times - A godsend for Darfur, or a curse?
If environmental degradation and the symptoms of a warming planet are at the root of the Darfur crisis, perhaps the newly-discovered underground lake, the size of Lake Erie, will solve the conflict. (July 21, 2007)
Washington Post - A Climate Culprit In Darfur
Ban Ki Moon, secretary general of the United Nations, writes about the Darfur conflict's beginnings as an ecological crisis, arising at least in part from climate change. (June 16, 2007)
Time - How to Prevent the Next Darfur
The roots of the Africa resource wars lie in climate change. (April 26, 2007)
National Geographic - Photos, Video Expose Darfur Atrocities in Google Earth
Images and survivor stories embedded in the virtual globe bring the violence up close and personal, while real-time spin-offs aim to track and perhaps deter armed militias. (April 25, 2007)
BBC News - Google Earth Turns Spotlight on Darfur
A US holocaust museum and Google Earth team up to show people what is happening in Sudan's conflict-torn Darfur region. (April 11, 2007)
London Review of Books - The Politics of Naming: Genocide, Civil War, Insurgency
Mahmood Mamdani compares Iraq and Darfur, explaining the roots of the conflicts and the reasons to be wary of Iraq-style interventionism in Darfur. (March 08, 2007)
Christian Science Monitor - Africans Are Already Facing Climate Change
Scott Baldauf reviews the latest UN report about climate change and how the people of Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia and Chad are already seeing the repercussions of drought, including war. (November 06, 2006)

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