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Nicholas Kristof's New York Times blog premieres the new video with board member George Clooney, "Endgame in Sudan."
If you had had the opportunity three months ahead of time to prevent Darfur's genocide, what would you have done?
The world faces such an opportunity today. On Jan. 9, just 84 days from now, the people of southern Sudan and of the disputed region of Abyei -- which straddles northern and southern Sudan -- will vote in referendums on self-determination. If held freely and fairly, these votes will result in an independent, oil-rich Southern Sudan. If not, the catastrophic war between the north and the south that ended in 2005, after 2.5 million deaths, could resume.
"At least 25 political detainees were released Friday as part of an amnesty for prisoners in Burma, just over 1 percent of the total number of political prisoners believed to be held by its military government."
"US President Barack Obama's acting point man on Burma said Wednesday that a review of US policy was almost complete as he urged the country's military regime to free some 2,100 political prisoners."
"A United Nations relief agency is to resume work in the Kokang region of northeastern Burma after fierce fighting last month caused dozens of aid workers to flee."
"The joint United Nations and African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s Darfur region said it will increase patrols, after a spate of attacks on humanitarian workers."
""Zimbabwe plans to implement 'rational' mining royalties and taxes and to deregulate mineral marketing to attract as much as $16 billion in investment by 2018, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said."