Darfur http://roadskater.net/taxonomy/term/1179/0 en Joey Cheek Talks About Darfur and the Olympics http://roadskater.net/joey-cheek-talks-about-darfur-and-olympics <p> I'm a couple of weeks slow in getting this up, but <a href="http://www.comedycentral.com/colbertreport/videos.jhtml?videoId=179248">there's a video clip online</a> of Olympic ice speedskating champion and Greensboro native Joey Cheek talking to Stephen Colbert about human rights abuses in Darfur and why his visa to attend this summer's Beijing Olympics was suddenly revoked. I thought that he came across very well. </p> http://roadskater.net/joey-cheek-talks-about-darfur-and-olympics#comments InlineCafe.com 2008 Greensboro Beijing CHN Darfur Darfur Greensboro NC ice speedskating Joey Cheek olympics The Colbert Report Right To Play Sudan http://roadskater.net/crss/node/815 Sat, 23 Aug 2008 16:43:02 +0000 timv 815 at http://roadskater.net Joey Cheek Keeps On Fighting for Darfur http://roadskater.net/joey-cheek-keeps-fighting-darfur <p>Latest news on Olympic speedskater Joey Cheek: Having collected 42,000 signatures on petitions calling for China, Sudan&#39;s largest international trading partner, to help in putting an end to the genocide taking place in Darfur, he personally delivered the petitions on July 25th to the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C.</p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/joey-cheek-keeps-fighting-darfur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/joey-cheek-keeps-fighting-darfur#comments Roadskater.net 2007 2008 human rights Beijing CHN Darfur ice speedskating Joey Cheek summer olympics Washington DC winter olympics http://roadskater.net/crss/node/559 Wed, 15 Aug 2007 20:56:00 +0000 timv 559 at http://roadskater.net Please Take a Moment to Read this Darfur Blog http://roadskater.net/please-take-moment-read-darfur-blog <p>While writing about all sorts of things in the absence of doing any skating, including researching a wide range of issues from the insignificant to the earth saving, one personal account provided some insights into the situation in the Darfur region of the Sudan in Africa. Read it all if you have time, but for a quick impact here are these points:</p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/please-take-moment-read-darfur-blog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/please-take-moment-read-darfur-blog#comments 2007 Darfur Sudan (SDN) Africa http://roadskater.net/crss/node/370 Wed, 10 Jan 2007 21:39:24 +0000 roadskater 370 at http://roadskater.net