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Activists want Sudan leader arrested, Climate change denial, South Sudan

Activists want Sudan leader arrested, Climate change denial, South Sudan

Our weekly round-up of must-read stories you might have missed: Activists want Sudan leader arrested; Is the Season for Climate Change Denial Finally Over?; South Sudan: Army Making Ethnic Conflict Worse. - Activists want Sudan leader arrested - July 15, 2013 - Is the Season for...

Congo: 60 000 flee to Uganda after attack

In an article posted on News24 from the Associated Press, it is said that an aid group says about 60 000 Congolese have fled to Uganda after a rebel attack on a town by the border, stretching humanitarian capacities. Catherine Ntabadde of the Uganda Red Cross said Sunday that her...

Myanmar bans Time magazine, CMH Global Arts After School, War Deaths in Syria,  Grim Anniversary in Sudan

Myanmar bans Time magazine, CMH Global Arts After School, War Deaths in Syria, Grim Anniversary in Sudan

Our weekly round-up of must-read stories you might have missed: Myanmar bans Time magazine for story about monk; CMH Global Arts After School summer programming; War Deaths in Syria Said to Top 100,000; A Grim Anniversary in Sudan. - Myanmar bans Time magazine for story about monk -...

27 die in rioting in Western China

Chris Buckley reports on The New York Times that at least 27 people died in rioting in far western China on Wednesday. It was the worst spasm of violence for years in Xinjiang, between Uighurs, an overwhelmingly Muslim ethnic minority, and China’s Han majority. “Uighurs once...

Not One More: Take a Stand Against Hate, Human Rights Campaign

Not One More: Take a Stand Against Hate, Human Rights Campaign

A homophobic gunman shot and killed a 32-year-old man at point-blank range after he unleashed a series of anti-gay slurs at the victim on a Greenwich Village street. Mark Carson, 32, was killed after a gay-bashing assailant asked whether the man he was with was his boyfriend. Carson...

DRC peace plan, Atrocity Prevention Board, Kual Deng Majok

DRC peace plan, Atrocity Prevention Board, Kual Deng Majok

Our weekly round-up of must-read stories you might have missed. In focus this week: U.N. envoy says she sees 'political will' for eastern DRC peace plan; Humanity United, NGOs celebrate first year of Atrocity Prevention Board; Kual Deng Majok killed. - U.N. envoy says she sees...

Protests Against Doha Donor Conference Continue in Darfur

Radio Dabanga published an article about the Doha Donor Conference: In a number of camps across Darfur, displaced persons have continued their protests against the timing of the donors’ conference for the third consecutive day. They say the region continues to witness genocide, war,...

Satellite Images Detail Destruction in Meiktila, Burma

Human Rights Watch published an article regarding satellite images showing detail destruction in Meiktila, Burma. The Burmese government should thoroughly investigate and hold accountable those who incited and committed deadly violence in Meiktila in central Burma from March 20 to 22,...




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