On Tuesday April 10, 2007, Internet giant Google, partnering with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, launched its project “Crisis in Darfur” using its Google Earth satellite mapping service as a way to focus world attention on the ongoing atrocities taking place in Sudan’s Darfur region. In the “Crisis in Darfur” project, Google Earth’s technology offers its 200 million registered users high-resolution satellite views of destroyed villages in Darfur and refugee tent cities in neighboring eastern Chad.

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