- July 24, 2014Posted by:Comments:0
This post was written by Francesca Freeman, STAND's new Midwest Regional Organizer for the 2014-2015 school year. Francesca is a rising senior at the University of Chicago.
When asked what freedom meant to him, Ayoub Gamaradine Abakar, a Darfurian refugee living in a refugee camp in Chad, replied that “freedom means to me there can be peace in the country, security fully, stability between people and equality in different places.”
- July 15, 2014Posted by:Comments:0
This post was written by Luke Kubacki, STAND's Campaigns Coordinator. Luke is a rising junior at Ohio University.
If there is one central idea that sums up my college experience so far, it would be this: everything is more complicated than I first thought.
“So I need to take 12 more classes from political science, African area studies, and anthropology to graduate.” Pause. “It’s more complicated than that.”
- July 08, 2014Posted by:Comments:0
This post was written by STAND's Policy Intern Rosie Berman. Rosie is a rising junior at Clark University where she studies Political Science and Holocaust and Genocide Studies. These views do not necessarily represent the views of STAND.
- July 01, 2014Posted by:Comments:0
This post was written by Michael Mansheim, STAND's Programs Intern and a Senior at American University.
- June 26, 2014Posted by:Comments:0
This article was written by STAND's Programs Intern Michael Mansheim, a senior at American University studying International Relations.
I recently attended a talk given at American University by Linda Bashai, Senior Program Officer in the Center for Middle East and Africa at the United States Institute of Peace. She spoke concerning recent events in Sudan and South Sudan, focusing on the shift that had occurred pre-2011 that caused South Sudan to split from the north.