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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South Sudan:   Stop Fighting, Kerry Tells Machar in Talks (press release)
Africa Regional Media Hub
8 October 2015

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Special Envoy Don Booth welcomed South Sudanese leaders - including Vice President James Wani Igga, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, and Deng Alor Kuol - to the U.S. ... [read more]

South Sudan:   Scale of Sexual Violence Is Unprecedented - Red Cross (news)
Thomson Reuters Foundation
7 October 2015

Women in South Sudan have suffered unprecedented levels of sexual violence in the last two years, including abduction, rape, forced marriage and murder as civilians became targets of merciless ethnic ... [read more]

South Sudan:   Downpour Spoils South Sudan World Cup Debut (news)
Confederation of African Football
8 October 2015

Torrential rain spoilt the World Cup debut of South Sudan in Juba Wednesday with play abandoned early in the first half after they levelled at 1-1 against Mauritania. [read more]

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