5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

From Enough blogs Fri Jan 18 2013, 19:02:18

Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.

UNICEF released this short video "From memory to paper" about art therapy programs targeting traumatized children in camps for internally displaced people outside of Goma in eastern Congo.

With his retirement approaching, U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Princeton Lyman gave an extended interview to Radio France International in which he reflects on the challenges of his time working on the Sudans during such a monumental moment in the two countries' history.

New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers reveals how researchers retraced the trail of unmarked bullet casing from battlefields in Africa back to their origin in Iran.

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News Stories Quoted in this Blog Post:

Congo-Kinshasa:   U.S. Law Could Boost Costs But Promote Peace (analysis)
This is Africa
14 January 2013

There are grounds for optimism that the Dodd Frank Act will contribute to the Congressional objective of promoting peace and security in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. [read more]

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UN News Service
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Sudan:   Gunmen Rape Four Girls in North Darfur (news)
Radio Dabanga
29 August 2015

Four girls were raped in Saraf Umra locality and East Jebel Marra in North Darfur state on Thursday and Friday. One of the victims might succumb to her wounds. [read more]

North Africa:   Survivors Fight for Air On 'Boat of Death' Off Libya (news)
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
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