“Search engine Google and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum launched an online mapping project on Tuesday to provide what the museum said was evidence of atrocities committed in Sudan’s western Darfur region. More than 200,000 people have been killed in Darfur since 2003 and some of this carnage — which the United States calls the first genocide of this century — has been detailed by Google Earth, the search engine’s mapping service (http://earth.google.com).”

With this kind of technology being able to see what’s actually going on anywhere in the world, will genocide continue to come up in the future as it has several times in the past?

Great article can be read here.

“When it comes to responding to genocide, the world’s record is terrible. We hope this important initiative with Google will make it that much harder for the world to ignore those who need us the most,” said Holocaust Museum director Sara Bloomfield in a statement.”

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