The following online resources represent a cross section of information related to the Holocaust available on the World Wide Web. To ease searching, the Web sites are grouped under topical headings and are annotated with brief descriptions. Resources are in English, unless otherwise noted. The Museum does not officially endorse any particular site or its content. We appreciate your comments and feedback about this page; please e-mail the Library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latest update: December 2008
Online resources providing information about the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan.
Africa Action: Campaign to Stop Genocide in Darfur
Documents the situation in Darfur through policy statements, position papers, news releases, and editorials. Includes an activists toolkit for individuals interested in taking action against the genocide in Darfur.
Primary page for the USHMM Committee on Conscience's genocide alert for Darfur. Includes an overview, statistics, an update on the current situation, news feeds, and links to online content related to the crisis in Darfur.
Crisis in Darfur: Satellite Mapping Initiative
Online satellite mapping initiative that allows Google Earth users to zoom-in and monitor potential and emerging genocides. The aim is to provide the public, governments, international organizations, and relief agencies with timely information that will help thwart or respond to genocide. The interactive feature includes links to statistical data, photos, videos, and eyewitness accounts.
Darfur: A Genocide We Can Stop
Offers photographs and video testimony, a history of the conflict, Web links, and information for activists and advocates for peace in the region.
The Darfur Consortium
Coalition of more than thirty Africa-based and Africa-focused non-governmental organizations concerned with the crisis in Darfur. Contains various reports, press releases, African Union reports, key international agreements, and links to individual member publications and organization Web sites.
Darfur Peace and Development Organization
International reconciliation and relief organization founded by Sudanese intellectuals and activists to promote peace and justice in Darfur. Includes news reports, links to organization reports and briefings, photographs, and video and audio clips.
Consolidates voting information for each member of Congress with regard to federal legislation concerning the Darfur crisis as well as the prevention of future genocides. Provides news and analysis and encourages advocacy.
Eyes On Darfur
Utilizes satellite imagery to document atrocities in Darfur as well as to monitor the situation in twelve villages deemed at risk by Amnesty International USA. Includes a gallery of photographs, an analysis of the conflict, and information on the international response to the situation.
Genocide in Darfur: Darfur Eyewitness Teacher Guide
Committee on Conscience lesson plan designed to teach students about the United Nations definition of genocide and the International Criminal Court definition of crimes against humanity, and to help students better understand the situation in Darfur.
Growing Up in Darfur
Interview with native Darfurian Omer Ismail, co-founder of the Darfur Peace and Development Organization, from the weekly podcast series Voices on Genocide Prevention in which Ismail discusses the various tribes in his native region, and recalls an earlier time in Darfur’s history characterized by tolerance, where balance between groups and natural resources was successfully maintained through indigenous mechanisms of conflict resolution. Covers both the Sudanese government’s role in exacerbating ethnic tensions, the effect of climate change, and the effect of displacement due to conflict on traditional life in Darfur.
International Criminal Court: Darfur, Sudan
Includes background information and updates on the situation in Darfur, public court records, hearing schedule, transcripts, and press releases related to the investigation launched by the International Criminal Court in 2005. [Arabic, English, and French]
International Crisis Group: Crisis in Darfur
Field-based analysis of the situation in Darfur. Contains links to a variety of reports, opinion pieces, analyses, news items, key documents, links to related Web sites, and suggestions for human rights advocates. [English and Arabic]
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow’s blog on Darfur that also includes news reports, editorials, articles, and photographs from Farrow’s trips to the Central African Republic and Chad to meet with Darfuri refugees. Contains targeted sections for students, religious congregations, and communities, information on lobbying efforts, and information on how the public can help to stop the genocide in Darfur.
Refugees International: The Crisis in Darfur
Collects news, photographs, refugee interviews, videos, links to electronic publications, policy recommendations, advocacy position statements, and congressional testimony related to the crisis.
Provides educational and advocacy resources for individuals and groups interested in stopping the genocide in Darfur. Includes links to close to 200 humanitarian and advocacy organizations.
STAND: A Student Anti-Genocide Coalition
Umbrella organization for student groups active in over 600 United States high schools, colleges, and universities that promote awareness advocating an end to the genocide in Darfur. Contains information on starting a chapter, planning events, and taking action as well as visual presentations, photographs, educational and advocacy materials.
Sudan Organisation Against Torture
Web site for the independent nongovernmental human rights organization that provides assistance to Sudanese survivors of torture, human rights education, and researches and documents human rights abuses in Sudan. Includes links to reports, photographs, and other Web sites.
Sudan Research, Analysis, and Advocacy
Provides links to electronically published articles, briefs, and other writings of Sudan anyalyst Eric Reeves. Includes maps, photographs, and Web links.
Understanding Sudan: A Teaching and Learning Resource
Features teaching modules designed for high school and college students on a variety of topics related to the situation in Darfur including an overview of the crisis, the economic and political situation, and conflict resolution. Provides links to a variety of resources, including photographs, articles, videos, and other Web sites.
United Nations Sudan Information Gateway
Web portal to a variety of United Nations sponsored reports, projects, statistics, and other resources. Includes information on refugees, displaced persons, and humanitarian efforts in the region as well as a searchable contact database for authorities and agencies responding to the crisis in Darfur.
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