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Category Archives: Human Rights
Today, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On Wednesday, I happened to walk home past the New England Holocaust Memorial and decided to stop for a moment.
A thought-provoking piece by Michael Dobbs on ForeignPolicy.com about the power of photos, video and satellite imagery in genocide prevention: What did we know — and when did we know it? Posted By Michael Dobbs Tuesday, January 24, 2012 The … Continue reading
Southern Sudanese flag, originally uploaded by martha_jean. South Sudan is now the world’s newest country.
Cross posted from Blog for Darfur. The 112th Congress is just settling in to their offices, committee assignments, and legislative priorities. This is a great time to ask them to get involved on Sudan. And we have an easy way … Continue reading
Originally posted at Blog for Darfur. Innovative initiatives Sudan Vote Monitor and The Satellite Sentinel Project are working to provide almost real-time reports on the referendum voting process and potential troop movements or violence. For up-to-date information about referendum voting, … Continue reading