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Drawing upon the voices of cultural leaders to protect and assist the vulnerable, marginalized, and displaced.

 

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last update: april 22nd, 2016

april 1st, 2016

April 2016: Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month

 

 April is Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.

 

Genocide, mass atrocities, and crimes against humanity are often linked to kleptocrats fomenting violence in nations they are supposed to lead. Perpetrators in Congo, Sudan, and elsewhere use various international financial systems to fuel conflict and sustain their own hold on power. Follow the link to learn how you can take a stand.

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february 2nd, 2016

Board Member John Prendergast Op-Ed: "Voices for war and peace in South Sudan"

This op-ed, co-authored by board member John Prendergast, originally appeared in the St. Louis-Post Dispatch.

 

Alice (not her real name) was living in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, when war erupted in December 2013. As soldiers went from house to house shooting anyone they found, she witnessed the killing of seven of her relatives and her pastor. Her pastor had been gathering people together to try to protect them. But when the soldiers found him, they shot him and poured beer on him.

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NEWS

last updated december 17th, 2009

december 17th, 2009

Sudan buys arms, slides back to war: reports

"North and South Sudan are sliding back towards war, a think-tank warned on Thursday as a separate report said both sides were caught up in an 'arms race' in defiance of global embargoes."

december 16th, 2009

Burma's Suu Kyi in rare talks with party elders

"Burma's junta allowed detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to meet with three elderly senior members of her party Wednesday in a rare concession by the military regime."

december 16th, 2009

Border stability to top China-Burma talks

"Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping arrives this week in Burma where he is expected to meet the regime's reclusive top leader and press for assurances there will be no more unrest on their shared border."

december 16th, 2009

UN, aid chiefs fear Chad-Darfur kidnap 'trend'

"Brazen kidnapping raids targeting aid workers in Chad and Darfur have set UN officials and aid groups on edge, fuelling fears of a violent new trend that could hobble relief work in the lawless area."

december 15th, 2009

Update: Sudan opposition face charges over banned rally

"Up to 48 Sudanese opposition supporters will face charges for taking part in a banned rally close to parliament calling for democratic reforms, officials said on Tuesday."

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