Divestment petitions and letters signed at the Rock to Save Darfur Event on April 19th, along with subsequents events that Rock to Save Darfur produced or partnered with such as ‘‘Where's Darfur’’ at the Knitting Factory on April 23rd and the Save Darfur Global Day for Darfur Rally in Washington Square Park on April 29th, helped prompt the enactment of the New York State targeted divestment from Sudan legislation. For more information on Divestment Action contact 1 800 Genocide
The Chinese government props up the genocidal regime in Sudan with oil revenue generated by Petrochina and Sinopec. As of the last sec filing period, Fidelity owned $1.3 Billion of stock in Petrochina. Divest from Fidelity until they divest from Sudan. In the memory of 400,000 who have died, we want 400,000 people to complain to Fidelity. Fittingly, this campaign began on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
For more info: www.fidelityoutofSudan.com
Amnesty International's vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.
In pursuit of this vision, AI's mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights. Amnesty's work has helped secure the release of prisoners throughout the world, including the Sudan. Amnesty International, seeks to mobilize millions of people around the world to the urgent catastrophe in Darfur, Sudan. Support Amnesty's work in Darfur by downloading tracks from over 50 musical acts that appear on Instant Karma.
For more info: www.amnestyusa.org
united nations peacekeeping force
Rock to Save Darfur, along with Amnesty International, Save Darfur.org and other organizations welcome the unanimous U.N. Security Council vote to send a strengthened African Union-United Nations peacekeeping force to Darfur and call for urgent deployment and effective resources to support the deployment.