Actress-Activist Weighs In On Darfur Genocide Actress Mia Farrow first read about the crisis in Sudan's Darfur region in 2004. Since then, she has become a major activist for change there. She calls Tuesday's announcement that the United States is tightening economic sanctions against Sudan "too little, too late."
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Actress-Activist Weighs In On Darfur Genocide

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Actress-Activist Weighs In On Darfur Genocide

Actress-Activist Weighs In On Darfur Genocide

Actress-Activist Weighs In On Darfur Genocide

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Farrow spoke at a rally against Darfur genocide in Washington, D.C., last April. Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images hide caption

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Actress Mia Farrow was first made aware of the crisis in Sudan's Darfur region in 2004, after reading a newspaper op-ed piece. Since that time, she has become a major activist for change there.

The United States announced Tuesday that it is tightening economic sanctions against Sudan, but Farrow calls the measure "too little, too late." She says that sanctions will not bring an end to genocide in Darfur, and advocates a full-time envoy dedicated to securing a just peace agreement.