- 03/02/2010Posted by:
Just over one week since JEM rebels signed a ceasefire with the Sudanese government and President Bashir declared that the war in Darfur is over and released 57 JEM rebels from prison, there ar
- 03/02/2010Posted by:
In a chillingly reprehensible op-ed for the New York Times on Feb. 18, Lara Dadkhah, an unidentified defense analyst, argued that the United States and NATO are placing an “overemphasis on civilian protection” in Afghanistan. She called for the use of more airpower to protect U.S. troops and defeat the Taliban.
- 02/23/2010Posted by:
Trivia: What human rights violations do the Rohingya face at the hands of the Burmese regime? What violations do the Karen face?
Answer: For the Rohingya, your answer could have included the denial of citizenship, arbitrary taxation, land confiscation, forced eviction, and forced labor. For the Karen, your answer could have included forced labor, forced relocation, extrajudicial killings, and rape at the hands of Burmese soldiers02/22/2010Posted by:
In this week's issue: Seven UNAMID police officers were injured in an ambush; over 900 Karen have returned to Burma from a refugee camp on the border of Thailand; Women were executed and abducted in an FDLR attack in Congo
Weekly News Brief, February 12 through 19, compiled by Joshua Kennedy at GI-Net and the STAND E-team. Email email@example.com to subscribe to weekly mailings with news briefs, trivia, and a discussion guide.
Areas of Concern02/14/2010Posted by:
Refugees who flee persecution and violence at the hands of the Burmese military regime must cope with the living conditions in refugee camps in neighboring countries such as Thailand or Bangladesh as well as unstable legal status within those countries. Over 700,000 refugees have fled Burma.02/14/2010Posted by:
In this week's issue: Sudan and Chad agreed to end their proxy wars against each other; 2,000 Karen civilians fled after a government attack; Congolese army forces are suspected of attacking Kakenge village in South Kivu
Weekly News Brief, February 5 to 12, 2010, compiled by Joshua Kennedy at GI-Net and the STAND E-team. To subscribe to our education newsletters, email firstname.lastname@example.org/08/2010Posted by:
This week's topic is early prevention, the third chapter of the GPTF Report. In this post you will find trivia and a discussion guide to bring to your chapter meetings. You can subscribe to weekly education newsletters which will include trivia, discussion, and weekly news briefs by emailing email@example.com.