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Mapping Darfur

Google Earth zooms in on Darfur carnage

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In an effort to raise awareness about atrocities in Sudan, Google Inc. has updated its online satellite mapping service with images of burned villages, refugee camps and wounded children.

The project, done in partnership with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, offers users of Google Earth a bird’s eye view of the aftermath of four years of fighting between the East African nation’s Arab-dominated government and the largely black residents of the Darfur region. The United Nations has said that more than 200,000 people, many of them Darfur civilians, have died and 2.5 million have been displaced in the conflict…………..Map Layers

Links: There is no genocide in Darfur

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1 Comment

  1. wow, very interesting!
    Its surprising how there was so little awareness about the 1st and the 2nd sudanese civil wars. After all, its the digital age!