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FRONTLINE: ‘On Our Watch’
After the genocide in Rwanda and the ethnic cleansing in Bosnia in the 1990s, the world vowed "never again." But in the past four years, at least 200,000 people in Darfur have been killed and 2.5 million driven from their homes. FRONTLINE asks why the United Nations and its members once again failed to stop the slaughter.

FRONTLINE/World: ‘Sudan – The Quick and the Terrible’
Reporter Amy Costello travels dangerous back roads into Sudan's war-torn Darfur region to learn about the roots of the ongoing genocide and to examine the plight of Darfuris and the consequences of continued civil war.

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Jan Grarup Homepage
Photographer Jan Grarup’s homepage (disable pop-up blockers) offers extended biographical information on Grarup and slideshows of his work, which covers everything from the Rwandan genocide and Kosovo exodus to Slovakian gypsies and Liberian refugees in Sierra Leone.

The NOOR Agency
Noor is a photo agency that launched during this year's Visa Pour l’Image festival in the South of France. Noor is a collective of nine independent documentary photographers, pooling their strengths and committed to working independently to make an impact on world views and opinions through photography.

BBC Q&A: Sudan’s Darfur Conflict
In the aftermath of the U.N. Security Council approval to send a 26,000-person peacekeeping force to Darfur, the BBC presents a Q&A on the origins, effects and efforts to stop the conflict.

BBC: Sudan – A Nation Divided
The BBC’s special report provides a hub for its coverage on the Darfur conflict, including interviews and audio slideshows with survivors, debate among experts over what can be done and recent news on the situation.

Human Rights Watch: Crisis in Darfur
Human Rights Watch offers significant background information on the ramifications of the Darfur conflict and links to the organization’s many reports on the subject, including one released on December 18, 2007, which maintains that the U.N. peacekeeping mission (UNAMID) is being set up to fail.

Google Maps: Crisis in Darfur
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has joined with Google to create an online mapping initiative, Crisis in Darfur, which enables more than 200 million Google Earth users worldwide to visualize and better understand the genocide currently unfolding in the region. The Museum has assembled content -- photographs, facts and eyewitness testimony -- from a number of sources that are brought together in Google Earth.

Amnesty International: Eyes on Darfur
Amnesty International's unprecedented Eyes On Darfur project uses the power of high-resolution satellite imagery to provide evidence of the atrocities being committed in Darfur -- with the hopes of enabling action by private citizens, policy makers and international courts. The project also breaks new ground by allowing people around the world to literally "watch over" and protect 12 intact, but highly vulnerable, villages using commercially available satellite imagery.

Save Darfur Coalition
Founded at the Darfur Emergency Summit at CUNY Graduate Center in New York City in 2004, the Save Darfur Coalition has grown into an alliance of more than 180 faith-based, advocacy and human rights organizations with more than 1 million activists and 1,000 community groups committed to ending the genocide in Darfur.

Making Sense of Darfur
This blog about Darfur is written primarily by Alex de Waal, a noted Sudan expert and program director of the Social Science Research Council in New York City, and covers a wide range of topics associated with the conflict.

Understanding the Crisis in Darfur: Listening to Sudanese Voices
This book, edited by Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed and Leif Manger and published in 2006, compiles a series of reflections on the crisis in Darfur by leading Sudanese academics.

The New York Times: Despite Aid, Malnutrition in Darfur Rises
Child malnutrition rates have increased sharply in Darfur, even though it is home to the world’s largest aid operation, according to a new United Nations report. This story was reported by Jeffrey Gettleman for the New York Times.