Sunday, March 01, 2009

Three powerful women

from the website of our sister org Darfur Alert Coalition

These three women hold in their hands the future of Sudanese dictator Omar al-Bashir, and of Darfur. They are the pretrial judges of the International Criminal Court -- Akua Kuenyehia of Ghana (left), Sylvia Steiner of Brazil (center) and Anita Usacka of Latvia -- who are ruling whether to issue an arrest warrant for Bashir for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Their historic ruling will be announced to the world Wednesday, March 4, and the reaction will be immediate and worldwide