Beijing 2008 Olympics Potential Catalyst for Human Rights

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They've organized an international Olympic Torch Relay which began on August 9 in Chad, near the Darfur border, and will finish in China in January. Lisa of ENOUGH writes in, Tell Companies Sponosoring the Chinese Olympics that Darfur is Not 'Business is Usual' , " we believe that the more voices that are raised, the more hope there is for peace in Darfur. As a result, the UN is making the same mistakes it made on Darfur and Rwanda.

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Solutionary Women: Heddy Nam

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Later, they learned that it happened again and again – in the cases of Cambodia, Bosnia and Rwanda - and it was still happening but nobody was doing anything about it. On the other hand, some politicians may care a great deal about improving human rights abuses or ending the violence in Darfur, but don’t act because they don’t have constituent backing. Use your voice!