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We’re back! The STAND Education and Policy Team hopes everybody had a wonderful winter break and is ready to dive into a new semester of advocacy and action. This semester, we have a new member of our team, Nadine Fattaleh, a student at Columbia University that will be focusing on Syria.
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- December 03, 2013Posted by:Comments:0This post was written by Rachel Finn, from the Enough Project. STAND and the Enough Project are co-hosting an online workshop on lobbying for the Sudan, Peace, Security and Accountability Act (H.R. 1692) this Wednesday at 8pm (eastern) as part of our Stand for Sudan campaign.One of the best ways to have a voice on U.S. policy is through a face-to-face meeting with an elected official.November 25, 2013Posted by:Comments:0
This blog post is an update on the current situation with the armed group M23 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is written by STAND's Education Coordinator, Sean Langberg who you can reach at firstname.lastname@example.org.November 22, 2013Posted by:Comments:0
SudanNovember 15, 2013Posted by:Comments:0This blog post is a continuation of our series on Burma. It is written by Maung Maung (Tony) Than and Mya Nandar Aung, 2013 Oak Human Rights Fellows at the Oak Institute at Colby College.Realization and appreciation of democracy in Burma can only be possible when all ethnic minorities, including the Rohingya, enjoy their rights equally as their fellow Buddhist Burmans.November 14, 2013Posted by:Comments:0
This week we compiled a series of Storify presentations about our perennial conflicts as well as two “emerging” conflicts. Storify collects information from all over the web (e.g. tweets, articles, videos, etc.) and presents it in narrative form. To see a presentation, simply click on the conflict you want to learn more about. As always feel free to provide your additions, comments, or critiques in the comments section or email email@example.com. Happy reading!November 12, 2013Posted by:Comments:0This update is by STAND's Education Task Force members Colleen Fonseca and Sagal Hashi.
For the past several weeks, the two main political parties in Mozambique have been clashing. Frelimo, the current political party in control has currently engaged in a potential conflict with the leading opposition party Renamo. The conflict gained limited international attention in late October when Renamo announced it’s withdrawal from a Peace Accord.