Google Earth maps atrocities in Darfur

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Wednesday, Apr 11 2007 by

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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.
Using high-resolution imagery, users can zoom into Darfur to view more than 1,600 damaged or destroyed villages, providing what the Holocaust Museum says is evidence of the genocide. Sudan’s government denies that genocide is taking place.

In addition, the remnants of more than 100,000 homes, schools, mosques and other structures destroyed by janjaweed militia in Darfur, Sudanese forces and others are visible.

Refugee Camp in West Darfur (Google Maps)
Refugee Camp in West Darfur

From Yahoo News.