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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 january 19th, 2010

january 19th, 2010

Sudan sentences two more Darfur rebels to death

"A Sudanese court sentenced another two Darfur rebels to death on Tuesday for a deadly 2008 attack, raising to 105 the number of Justice and Equality Movement fighters ordered hanged for the raid."

january 19th, 2010

U.S. to press Burma on reform: report

"The United States plans to meet officials from Burma soon and will seek more evidence it is ready to enact political reforms in return for broader dialogue with Washington, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday."

january 18th, 2010

Suu Kyi lawyers give final arguments in top Burma court

"Burma's supreme court heard final arguments on Monday against the extended house arrest of detained pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, her lawyer said.

january 16th, 2010

Darfur rebels report air, artillery attacks by Sudan forces

"Sudanese warplanes and artillery pounded insurgents in the troubled western region of Darfur on Saturday, said a rebel spokesman whose group has refused to attend upcoming peace talks in Qatar."

january 15th, 2010

Southern Sudan Party Names Presidential Candidates

"Southern Sudan’s leader, Salva Kiir, will run for president of the semi-autonomous region instead of challenging Umar al-Bashir for the presidency of Sudan in April elections, a spokeswoman for his party said."

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