New Internationalist

Darfur: don't look away

The UN calls it ‘the world’s worst humanitarian crisis’. But what is causing the violence in Darfur, and why hasn’t the world acted to stop it?

June 2007, Issue 401

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Sick of promises
Jess Worth encounters a community that’s demanding answers.
War against women
Femke van Zeijl on the devastation caused by rape.
Salaam Darfur
Moataz El Fegiery and Ridwan Ziyada challenge the Arab world’s silence.
An African struggle
African civil society is getting results, reports Dismas Nkunda.
Over a barrel
Leben Nelson Moro on the curse of oil.
Don't ignore Darfur
How to take action.
What next?
The future for the world can look bleak, dominated by technological and corporate power. But what if resistance to it won through? Pat Mooney tells a story illustrating how things might unfold differently between now and 2035.
Currents: Green America steps up
Day of action across the US demanding carbon cuts
Currents: Earth summit
Thousands gather in Guatemala for the Third Continental Summit of Indigenous Peoples and Nationalities of Abya Yala
Seriously... dog day afternoon
Dogs on drugs stay home alone.
Making Waves: Mahboubeh Hossein Zadeh
A letter from inside prison by the Iranian women’s rights campaigner.
Southern Exposure
A ghost town of sand, as seen by Namibian photographer Helga Kohl.
View From Abu Dhabi
The landscape of the future, by Urvashi Butalia.
Essay: Myths of the global market
How the free market destroys life, by John McMurtry.