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Sec. of State Clinton's Africa Trip Ends With a Promise
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Africa, Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State Clinton, Govt. tour of Africa, political commitments, Obama, Obamam adminsitration, source of oil, Nigeria, Kenya, Internet, expose corruption )

- 3141 days ago -
Clinton wrapped up a marathon tour of Africa on Friday in this palm-dotted island chain, saying she was leaving the region "even more committed than before I came." "The Obama administration has delivered a message of tough love. We're not sugarcoating it
Sign Petition: Demand U.S. Government Ratify U.N. Treaties to End Human Trafficking and Slavery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, violence, UnitedNations, politics, women, children, human, rights, freedom, europe, africa, asia, middle-east, america, slavery, discrimination, society, culture )

- 3196 days ago -
Although The Convention on the Rights of the Child and The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women were signed by Secretary Albright in 1995, The U.S. remains the only Western Country to have not ratified these treaties.
Take Action: Be a Voice for Darfur
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, politics, government, ICC, Hague, Africa, Khartoum, Sudan, Darfur, Bashir, janjaweed, violence, rape, murder, genocide, arrest, war crimes, terrorism, starvation, extermination )

- 3304 days ago -
Tell Pres. Obama to keep his promise of "unstinting resolve" to end the genocide in Darfur through Protection of civilians from violence, starvation and disease; Sustainable peace for all Sudan; and Justice for victims and accountability for perpetrators.
Take Action: Tell President Obama To End The Genocide In Darfur
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, government, ICC, Hague, Africa, Khartoum, Sudan, Darfur, Sudan, al-Bashir, Janjaweed, violence, rape, murder, genocide, arrest, war crimes, terrorism, obama, government )

- 3304 days ago -
Tell President Obama that the U.S. will not stand for retribution from Khartoum. Obama should immediately appoint a high-level official with the stature, mandate and authority to be the U.S. point person on Sudan - and bring an end to the genocide.
UPDATE-Suddenly There's Hope for Akim Gama-After 8 Months In Detention-Attorney Wasn't Notified-Sign Peition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, bushadministration, bush, Africa, Zimbabwe, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, news, u.s., usa )

- 3604 days ago -
Somehow, Gama's attorney wasn't notified of the order until Wednesday. "It's rotten for Henry because this was three extra weeks in detention for him," said Mark Barr, of the Lichter and Associates law firm.
Capitalism, Communism and Africa: Keeping It Small and Simple
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: capitalism, communism, africa )

- 3666 days ago -
Many of the world's absolutely poorest and most oppressed people happen to live on the richest soil. Africa is no different in this regard. The aspirations of movements such as the Zapatista much closer represent those of the people living under such cond
Pact Would Give Global AIDS Fight Triple the Money - Washingtonpost.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: foreign aid, AIDS, africa, abstinence )

- 3675 days ago -
In a compromise reached late Tuesday night, the bill loosens the requirement for abstinence messages in AIDS-prevention strategies, a source of criticism of the program since it was unveiled by President Bush in 2003.
Reporting Bush's Safari. Not Exactly as Scripted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, Africa, oil, AIDS, congress, media )

- 3676 days ago -
one might think the U.S. money being spent to combat AIDs in Africa was coming out of Bush's own pocket, or that the visit was useful in a campaign to force Congress to provide more funding. Actually, the opposite is true, in that Congress wants to approp
Women Thrive Worldwide - The Global Resources and Opportunities for Women to Thrive (GROWTH Act)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Africa, women, legislation )

- 3677 days ago -
If you haven't already done so, please sign this petition to your legislators to support the GROWTH Act.
The War Against Women: A Dispatch From the West African Front
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Africa, violence, women, capitalism )

- 3683 days ago -
WARNING: Graphic descriptions of violence against women. But much easier to read than to endure. When violence is caused by greed to control natural resources, we as consumers have the power to stop it. How did the coltran get into your cell phone?
Bush: Keep Abstinence in AIDS Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Africa, abstinence, AIDS, aid )

- 3685 days ago -
"My attitude toward Congress is, see what works," Bush said. "PEPFAR is working. It is a balanced program. It is an ABC program -- abstinence, be faithful and condoms." (Huh? Abstinence & monogamy increasing in Africa as HIV infections decrease?)
Fight Looms Over Global AIDS Program
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: aids, africa, bush, politics )

- 3700 days ago -
A five-year, $15 billion effort to combat AIDS in Africa and other areas - arguably the most important and popular international program of the Bush presidency - may become a political battleground as it comes up for renewal.
Bush's Other War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, africa, politics, death, research, health, humans, media, lies )

- 3701 days ago -
Protecting our nation from the dangers of a new century requires more than good intelligence and a strong military," Bush said. "It also requires changing the conditions that breed resentment and allow extremists to prey on despair. So America is using it
AFRICOM: The Recolonization of Africa By Uncle Sam
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, africa, foreign policy )

- 3730 days ago -
George W. Bush's Africa Command (AFRICOM) not only places oil and global military strategy as the number one and two goals of America's Africa policy but places the State Department's assistance program for Africa firmly under Pentagon control.
"Tragedy Unlimited" Says IFJ as Killings of Journalists in 2007 Maintain Record Levels
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: reporters, deaths, conservation, africa )

- 3733 days ago -
The work the "conservationist" stole includes video footage of starving orphans in Mbingi, who are supposed to be receiving donated conservation dollars from the United States. I was told that "If this footage gets out, it will ruin conservation in the Vi

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