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April 11 speakers to examine genocide in Darfur

Mark Hanis, founder of the Genocide Intervention Network, and Hugh Parmer, executive director of the American Refugee Committee, will give a presentation, "A Call to Action – End the Genocide in Darfur," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in O'Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium at the University of St. Thomas.

The Genocide Intervention Network engages and empowers people to help stop and prevent genocide. The American Refugee Committee assists refugees and displaced people worldwide, including southern Sudan and the Darfur region.

The event is free and open to the public. Sponsors include the Service-Learning Office, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Sociology Department at the University of St. Thomas; the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota, and Minnesota State University-Marshall.

For more information, contact Dr. Ellen Kennedy, (651) 962-5082.

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