Darfur Updates

MSF evacuates staff from North Darfur because of attacks. Here’s their press release.

U.N. Peacekeeping mandate is extended but U.S. abstains from the vote to protest language about the ICC. Here’s the NYT story.  More details here.

Mia Farrow plans to broadcast from a Darfur refugee camp during the Olympics.

Lisa Mullins interviews Jerry Fowler of the Save Darfur Coalition about a new report Grounded: The International Community’s Betrayal of UNAMID. The report lists the countries the authors argue are best-positioned to provide much-needed transport helicopters for the U. N. Peacekeeping force in Darfur (UNAMID).

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