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  • January 25, 2010
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    This week's topic is the importance of early warning in genocide prevention. To learn more, read the second chapter of the Genocide Prevention Task Force Report.

     

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    January 24, 2010
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    In this week's issue: the Sudanese government attacked rebel forces in Furug resulting in 18 civilian deaths; ethnic leaders in Burma reaffirmed that they will not participate in upcoming elections without a review of the 2008 constitution and the release of all political prisoners; former CNDP leader Laurent Nkunda is ready to be returned to Congo or to the Hague to face criminal charges
     
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  • Sudan Map
    January 19, 2010
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    A discussion guide on how to put peace on the ground in Sudan...

    The Comprehensive Peace Agreement
    5 years on…

    Trivia Question:
    Give the month and year that the Comprehensive Peace Agreement assigned to the following benchmarks to be implemented:
    1) The national census
    2) The national election
    3) The referendum on Southern independence

    Discussion Guide:

    How does the international community help a peace deal to actually achieve peace?

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    January 17, 2010
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    In this week's issue: SLM rebels attack Sudanese government positions, General Than Shwe confirms that Myanmar is planning 2010 elections, and the mandate for MONUC in Congo is extended for another five months.

    Weekly News Brief, December 18 to January 14

    Your weekly news brief, compiled by Joshua Kennedy of GI-NET and the STAND E-Team. To receive news briefs and education newsletters, email education@standnow.org to subscribe.

  • Obama, Stop The Genocide!
    January 11, 2010
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    Obama, Stop The Genocide!

    Over the course of the next week, the Obama administration is hosting a series of Facebook chat sessions to “take stock of what we’ve done over the last year, where we are now, and the tremendous amount of work that remains to bring the change the Americans want and need.” The daily chat sessions will feature a morning blog post from a policy specialist in the administration, followed by a video chat on Facebook in the afternoon.

  • President Obama at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    January 10, 2010
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    President Obama at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

    Over one year ago, the Genocide Prevention Task Force, a project of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, the American Academy of Diplomacy, and the US Institute of Peace, released a report detailing recommendations for US policymakers on preventing genocide. The report acknowledges that the current US government response to genocide and mass atrocities is ad hoc; there are no standing institutional mechanisms nor procedures for addressing potential and emerging crises.

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    January 09, 2010
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    5 years ago today, the 9th of January of 2005, Africa’s longest civil war came to an end: the armed and political giants of North and South Sudan signed the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Naivasha, Kenya.

    5 years later, the 9th of January of 2010, none of the words in the title “Comprehensive Peace Agreement” have shown themselves on the ground:

    Comprehensive:

    Although it is the anniversary of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, comprehensive is not a word that should be used to describe the extent of peace in Sudan.

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    December 24, 2009
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    In this week's issue: the International Crisis Group releases a report warning of wider conflict in Sudan, ethnic ceasefire militias in Burma increase opium production to purchase weapons, and the Lord's Resistance Army threatens a repeat of last year's Christmas massacre in DR Congo

    Areas of Concern

  • December 11, 2009
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    Earlier today, President Barack Obama accepted his Nobel Peace Prize at Oslo City Hall. Recognizing the combined importance of nonviolence and military action to accomplishing and maintaining peace, President Obama emphasized the necessity of acting in accordance with international law.

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    December 10, 2009
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    Last week, we asked you to pledge to join the movement to prevent genocide, and to ask your friends and family to do the same.

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