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Join Darfur hunger strike on Friday, noon to noon

On Friday, advocates for Darfur around the world will be uniting in a hunger strike with four objectives: Immediate protection of civilians Unimpeded humanitarian access Accountability for the crimes against humanity committed by Sudan’s regime, as alleged by the International Criminal Court (ICC) Justice brought to bear for the Sudanese people for genocide crimes and […]

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‘Raindrops’ explores origins of Rwandan genocide

Tonight and tomorrow, Link TV is airing the powerful documentary “explore: Raindrops Over Rwanda,” which delves into the roots that led to the horrifically violent killing of an estimated 1 million men, women and children in April 1994. Following the documentary, the remarkable Honoré Gatera, the head guide at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in […]

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Rwanda genocide is marked; Ocampo Six at ICC

Three of the six Kenyans accused of inflaming the violence that left more than 1,000 people dead during post-election violence in early 2008 appeared today before the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague. The other three are due to appear tomorrow. In today’s confirmation-of-charges hearing, the first three defendants were read the accusations: murder […]

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PBS airs ‘Pushing the Elephant,’ 10 p.m. tonight

How do we begin to understand the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has taken 5.4 million lives since 1998?* For filmmakers Beth Davenport and Elizabeth Mandel, it begins with the story of a mother and daughter, and their converging paths through survival and forgiveness. “Pushing the Elephant” airs on PBS’ Independent Lens […]

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A new journalism is born in Benghazi

Today’s episode of “Democracy Now!” features a poignant segment by correspondent Anjali Kamat who, with videographer Yusuf Misdaq, tours a newly assembled media center, staffed by volunteers who include dentists and communications engineers. She also meets with former state-run radio employees who are opening up the airwaves with “Free Libya Radio.” Meanwhile, rebels are imploring […]

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