"That shameful failue must not be repeated." -- That is, the 1994 Rwandan genocide, where, as this NYTimes editorial says, "both the United States and the Security Council found excuses to stand aside while 800,000 died." Right now in Darfur, Sudan, hundreds of thousands of refugees are camped in the harsh desert, driven out of their land by Arab militas supported by the Sudanese government. Mass rape, pillage, starvation, scorched earth -- it's all happening, and while the U.S. and the U.N. quibble over whether it meets the legal definition of "genocide" it's only getting worse. Do something -- at least with your wallet.

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