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Save Darfur Demonstration
Sudanese and Chinese Missions
To the United Nations
March 10, 2007
New York City

Written by Wendy R. Williams
Photographed by Angelo Rivera

I have contributted to Save Darfur; I feel like I have to do something. So I received this email from SaveDarfur.org about a demonstration they were having on Saturday, March 10, 2007 to highlight how China is enabling Darfur in its genocide.

Here is a quote from the email. "It's time to ramp up the pressure on China and demand that they stop supporting the genocidal government in Sudan. To help shine the spotlight on the role of the Chinese government in perpetuating the violence, Darfur activists will unite in New York to form a human chain between the Chinese and the Sudanese Missions to the United Nations.

The chain will represent the link between the Chinese and Sudanese governments. The economic linkages between these two nations help to support the Sudanese government and have hampered the ability of the United Nations to end the genocide."

The rally kicked off at 1PM at the Dag Hammarskjold Plaza (across from the Sudanese Mission to the UN on 47th St. between 1st and 2nd Avenue) and then the demonstrators formed the human chain between the embassies. The rally ended up at St. VArtan's Park (in front of the Chiness Mission on 35th beween 1st and 2nd).

For more information on the chain, you can visit www.chain2china.org. And to give money to Save Darfur, please lot onto www.savedarfur.org.

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