Please see the attached press release (release 2008 07 23 darfur.doc) from Council Member Simcha Felder regarding today's protest by American Jewish World Services at Rockefeller Center regarding new coverage of the ongoing crisis in Darfur.
Also attached, please see a press release (release 2007-07-25 darfur.doc) from Council Member Felder from one year ago this week regarding American Sponsors of the Beijing games as well as photo from the event with Brian Steidle, author of The Devil Came on Horseback,
a memoir about his experience as an observer in Darfur; and Annie Sundberg,
producer of the documentary "The Devil Came on Horseback." Additional photos are available at the link below and all photos are credited to William Alatriste, New York City Council.http://flickr.com/photos/simchafelder/sets/72157602536720889/
Thanks,Mike CasertanoDirector of Legislation and PolicyCouncil Member Simcha Felder