- March 17, 2010Posted by:Comments:0
Early last week, Tomas Ojea Quintana, the UN Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights Situation in Burma, called on UN institutions to consider the establishment of a UN commission of inquiry into international crimes in Burma.
- March 17, 2010Posted by:Comments:0President Obama will appear on Fox News tonight, Wednesday March 17, at 6 PM Eastern, and the network is offering viewers the chance to submit and vote for the questions that will be asked of the President. This is a great opportunity for anti-genocide activists to interact directly with the Obama administration, which is why STAND has submitted two questions: one on the upcoming elections in Sudan, and one on genocide prevention.March 15, 2010Posted by:Comments:0
Last week's discussion topic focused on the fifth chapter of the Genocide Prevention Task Force (GPTF) Report, employing military options. While the GPTF report emphasizes the immense importance of prevention, to assume that preventive measures will be successful is to be unprepared for the instance of their failure.March 15, 2010Posted by:Comments:0TRIVIAQ: What will citizens be voting for in Sudan's April 2010 elections?DISCUSSION
In countries emerging from violent conflict, the international community has presented free and fair elections as the mechanism for establishing legitimate and stable government.March 13, 2010Posted by:Comments:0
In this week's issue: The Enough Project reports that the LRA may be operating in Darfur to seek protection from the Sudanese military; UN Special Rapporteur recommended the establishment of a UN Commission of Inquiry in Burma; one of FARDC's most abusive commanders continues to receive supplies from the UNMarch 10, 2010Posted by:Comments:0
If you are interested in effecting real change in the conflicts in Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Burma, or on the United States government's approach to genocide prevention, sign up to lobby at our in-district lobby sessions this March!March 08, 2010Posted by:Comments:0TRIVIA
What are the challenges to employing military options for genocide prevention? Name two.
Hint: You’ll find the answer in the following discussion guide.March 08, 2010Posted by:Comments:0
In this week's issue: after JEM rebels and the Sudanese government signed a framework agreement, clashes and instability remain; Tensions are rising between the Burmese military and Karen Independence Organization and troops are being deployed; Global Witness is pushing the EU to exclude imports of Congo's conflict mineralsMarch 08, 2010Posted by:Comments:0
Two days ago we landed in Bangkok, jetlagged but unbelievably excited and ready for an amazing trip to the Thai-Burma border to learn more about the conflict in Burma and the effects on the communities in these border towns.