China and the Sudan connection
We get the Wall Street Journal and even though I do not agree with some of its conservative views, I have learned and always did anyway, that in order to learn about any issue, it behooves you to read from different or differING news sources. This past week, my eye caught this full page huge ad from Save Darfur. I wish I could post it, but it's too big, follow the LINK instead. It's called " Beijing games, Darfur genocide " and it makes the connection as you can read below. In the face of still being basically ignored, I could not help but wonder whether this could become or would become, or SHOULD become an issue for boycotting China's Olympic Games. What do you think?
SaveDarfur.org has a post called "Ad campaign seeks to shame China into loosening ties with Sudan" that's worth checking out...
A new ad campaign attempts to draw a contrast between China's high profile role as host of the 2008 Olympics and the more controversial hand it has played in backing Sudan, scene of a four-year old humanitarian catastrophe. The campaign is being sponsored…
Eyes on Darfur, check out physical evidence of satelite pictures etc.. HERE
Want to write a letter to the editor of your newspaper regarding the China-Sudan connection?
More about the China-Sudan background, check HERE and HERE.