Category Archives: Human Rights

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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.

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Images & Genocide Prevention | What did we know — and when did we know it?

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

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Happy Independence Day to South Sudan!

Southern Sudanese flag, originally uploaded by martha_jean. South Sudan is now the world’s newest country.  

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Call your member of Congress today!

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

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Mapping the Referendum

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

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Sudan365: The Beat for Peace Continues

The international coalition Sudan365 released a new video this morning to mark the start of the referendum on Southern Sudanese independence. Watch the first Sudan365 video: “A Beat for Peace”: And watch “A Beat for Peace – Keep the Promise” … Continue reading

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