5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

From Enough blogs Fri Jan 25 2013, 16:36:12

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.

Foreign Policy's James Verini reports from the Nuba Mountains about the history and the current struggle of the Nuban people. Verini spends time with Gen. Jagod Mukwar, and a colorful profile of the SPLA-North commander weaves throughout the fascinating feature about the ongoing conflict in Sudan's Southern Kordofan state.

The Sudanese non-violent movement Girifna has been nominated for an advocacy award at the Index on Freedom of Expression Awards in the U.K. in March. Girifna posted this announcement on their site about the nomination and all of the work behind it.

Ahead of March presidential elections in Kenya, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting launched a new site to feature its special coverage: Reporting Kenya. The March 4 vote is being closely watched after the last election, in 2007, sparked weeks of ethnic violence that left an estimated 1,300 people dead and only ended with the formation of a coalition government. Two candidates in the race are indicted by the International Criminal Court for their role in the 2007/2008 violence.

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