Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Send The United Nations A Letter
Contact the New Leader of the UN
Help ensure that new UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, makes ending the violence in a top priority.
Kofi Annan's tenure as Secretary-General ended with the close of 2006 and the United Nations now has a new leader, Ban Ki-Moon of the .
There is good news -- the new UN Secretary-General recently stated publicly that will be one of his first top priorities.
However, despite Secretary-General Ban's initial public commitment to , the UN has many other competing priorities and the Secretary-General will be faced with some very difficult decisions in the coming year. Ban Ki-Moon must do everything in his power to make Sudanese President Bashir respect his commitments, as well as to mobilize the necessary troops, funding and logistics from UN member states.
Will you help us make sure that Secretary-General Ban stays focused on ending the crisis in Darfur? Click here now to send a letter urging the new UN Secretary-General to make Darfur one of his top priorities.
The situation in has never been more urgent. Two weeks ago, the Sudanese government breached a hopeful 60-day ceasefire when military planes bombed Darfuri civilians. There were also reports of UN staff being assaulted by Sudanese police the weekend before last.
That is why we need your help to make sure that Secretary-General Ban hears from millions of people around the world with the urgent message to act quickly in before hundreds of thousands more lives are lost to the violence.
Once you've signed the petition, please forward this message to your friends and family and ask them to join you in contacting the new Secretary-General.
Thank you again for your commitment.
P.S. Thousands of Amnesty student and youth activists nationwide will mobilize this spring to stop the killing in Help us to make this our most successful youth mobilization on Darfur to date. as part of Amnesty International's National Week of Student Action.
During the National Week of Student Action (March 26-30), students and youth can help us take this activism to the next level. Help us top last year's record-setting registration of more than 1,500 groups and individuals who took action in the Register today and encourage others to get involved too. and worldwide.
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3: That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.
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