Sample Letter

What you might say.

Dear __________:

I am horrified by the war on civilians that is now being waged by President Omar Bashir in the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile regions of Sudan. I am particularly horrified by the aerial bombardment of civilian populations and how the government of Sudan is using food as a weapon of war, preventing aid agencies from responding to the incipient famine in these regions.

I hope, as a leader in the Senate and as a powerful voce for the marginalized people of Sudanese, you will call upon Secretary of State Clinton to respond immediately to this crisis and to advocate that the administration impose a no fly zone along the North South border that would open a corridor from the South for emergency humanitarian assistance, in order to halt forced starvation that is now taking place as the world stands by.

Thank you.


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I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and, because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. - Edward Everett Hale

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