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Ominous Threats Descending On Darfur by Suliman Baldo (Enough Project)

Ominous Threats Descending On Darfur by Suliman Baldo (Enough Project)

In this new report, Enough Project Senior Advisor Dr. Suliman Baldo, analyzes tensions and dynamics surrounding the mandatory weapons collection and unlicensed vehicle regularization/confiscation campaign that is currently underway in the five Darfur and three Kordofan federal states in...

Teaching self-defence to female victims of rape in DR Congo

Teaching self-defence to female victims of rape in DR Congo

Eastern DRC is a region plagued by conflict, where rape is used as a weapon of war. Laurence Fischer, a three-time world karate champion, teaches self-defence to female victims of rape to help them regain self-confidence and rebuild their lives. We learn more in this article published on...

The dangerous fiction of Darfur’s peace by Jérôme Tubiana

We often suggest you to read reports and articles posted by specialists on the countries we focus on. Last week, Jérôme Tubiana (he attended the screening of the movie The Heart of Nuba we organized last year and we regularly mention his reports), posted on IRIN website: The dangerous...

Projection du film ‘The Good Lie’ avec Reese Witherspoon et Discussion sur le Soudan

Le week-end dernier nous avons eu le plaisir d’accueillir une partie de nos Membres parisiens pour une projection du film ‘The Good Lie’, avec le soutien de l’association américaine The Enough Project qui nous a fourni de nombreuses éléments afin d’animer...

Sudan: No Justice for Protester Killings

In September 2013 we covered #SudanRevolts, a wave of anti-austerity protests triggered by the critical economic situation in Sudan, when the government lifted its fuel and cooking gas subsidies to bring its budget under control. More than 200 hundred people (protesters, civilians) were...

Congo: Up to 50 killed after anti-Kabila demonstration in Kinshasa

Joseph Kabila has served as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2001, after his father, Laurent-Désiré Kabilla was assassinated. In 2005, a new post-war constitution has been voted, and occording to it, a presidential election must be held every five years, with a...

The Heart of Nuba, a movie on the inspiring story of Dr. Tom Catena

As you may already know if you read our Newsletter, we are supporting The Heart of Nuba, an incredible movie by Kenneth Carlson and a few days ago we had a screening with Max Dana and Members. As usual, it was followed by a discussion. Yesterday @MaxDana & Members of the MagkaSama...

Denis Mukwege : ‘Le viol est un acte terroriste’

Suite à la sortie du film en France ‘L’homme qui répare les femmes‘ dont nous vous parlions le mois dernier, le Docteur Denis Mukwege est très présent dans les médias pour assurer la promotion du film. Il était hier sur le plateau de l’émission Le Grand Journal...

Le film ‘L’homme qui répare les femmes – la colère d’Hippocrate’ sort en France

Sorti l’année dernière aux Pays-Bas, le film de Thierry Michel et Colette Braeckman ‘L’homme qui répare les femmes – la colère d’Hippocrate‘ qui nous présente l’incroyable travail du Docteur Denis Mukwege à l’hopital de Panzi au Congo,...

Sudan downplays SRF’s tour in Europe

We mentioned the Sudan Revolutionary Front – SRF’s tour in Europe in our last Top Stories / Must-read, we even tweeted about it and it was discussed on Saturday during our online discussion. The delegation led by its chairperson Malik Agar, arrived in France last week to begin...




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