Should Scott Gration support the elections in Sudan?

Hi everyone,

Earlier today, United States Envoy to Sudan, Scott Gration was blasted by leaders of the opposition parties for supporting the upcoming elections in Sudan. We were surprised by his optimistic support despite the fact that most candidates running against President Omar Al-Bashir do not feel them to be free or fair and have withdrawn from the election.

“So he went to the Election Commission and they assured him that they are fair and unbiased. It is like asking a thief to swear he is honest and then believing him” a 26-years old student in Khartoum by the name of Khalid told Sudan Tribune.

Read the complete article here.

There are quite a few events coming up this weekend. Please see the listing below. We hope you will join us as we keep the people of Sudan caught in the middle of this chaos in our hearts and minds.

Barbara & Anshul
Orange County for Darfur, a project of Living Ubuntu
ocfordarfur.org


::: EVENTS IN ORANGE COUNTY THIS WEEKEND :::

Friday April 9, Screening of Children of the Congo: From War to Witches
6:30p refreshments, 7-9p screening and discussion. Hosted by Sister’s of St. Joseph of Orange
Address: St. Joseph Center, Mother Louis Room, 480 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868

Saturday April 10, The 25th Annual Great American Write-In
9:30a. Sponsored by Women For: Orange County
Address: Lakeview Senior Center, Woodbridge Community Park, 20 Lake Road, Irvine, between Alton and Barranca

Saturday April 10, Screening of “Rebuilding Hope” and panel discussion with Sudanese
7:00p screening and discussion. Sponsored by OC for Darfur, IUCC Peace & Justice Advocates and Amnesty International, Irvine chapter.
For additional information and to RSVP, please visit http://livingubuntu.org/events.

::: MORE EVENTS THIS APRIL :::

Friday April 16, 2010 Peace Conference at Goldenwest (website)
8:30a-4:30p. Hosted by Goldenwest College.
Address: Student Center, 15744 Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Saturday April 17, 6th Annual Social Justice Summit: “Finding the Missing Peace”
9a–5p. Hosted by California State University Fullerton
Address: CSUF Titan Student Union, 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831-3599.

Saturday April 24, Facing Disappointment: Heartbreak in your life, your community, your world
9a-12p. Hosted by Living Ubuntu & The Southern California Institute For Bioenergetic Analysis (SCIBA)
What does it mean when it keeps hurting? Why do some people move on more easily than others? How can we deal better with the endless chaos in the world? Join us for a workshop on healing from loss, grief and heartbreak. Find out more at livingubuntu.org/events.

Sunday April 25, 2nd Annual Walk to End Genocide (website)
8-9a registration, 9-11a walk, 8a-noon awareness fair. Sponsored by Jewish World Watch.
Address: Fountain Valley Sports Park – Great Lawn, 16400 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley 92708

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One Response to Should Scott Gration support the elections in Sudan?

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