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Witmer’s ‘Little Flowers’ for Invisible Children

With gifted singer-songwriter Denison Witmer performing tonight at Maine’s Kennebunk Coffeehouse, we bring you a somewhat dated, slightly out-of-sync, but no-less-relevant video. Set to Witmer’s song “Little Flowers,” the video highlights the work of Invisible Children, a nonprofit that uses film, creativity and social action to end the use of child soldiers in Joseph Kony’s […]

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Speak up to prevent mass atrocities

That mass atrocities and genocide should be prevented generates little debate. Where we become stuck as an international community is exactly what to do and when. Left paralyzed by an inability to respond, governments inevitably allow the worst imaginable crimes to happen, as they did in Rwanda in 1994. During 100 days, an estimated 800,000 […]

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LRA attacks on CAR people go unabated: Report

Today, the Enough Project released a report by field researcher Ledio Cakaj about the extreme violence exacted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) on Central African Republic (CAR) civilians in the last two years. In the report, On the Heels of Kony: The Untold Tragedy Unfolding in the Central African Republic, author Cakaj said: “The […]

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Kony, Ntaganda, Bashir cases show ‘cost of impunity’: Moreno-Ocampo

International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said the thousands of killings and displacements in East Africa that followed ICC arrest warrants – to Uganda’s Joseph Kony, Democratic Republic of Congo’s Bosco Ntaganda and Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir – reflect the ‘cost of impunity.’ Moreno-Ocampo made the remarks on Tuesday during a news conference at the […]

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ICC provides glimpse into historic summit

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has posted opening remarks from the Review Conference of the Rome Statute, which opened Monday in Kampala, Uganda. The historic conference, which runs through June 11, provides State Parties the first chance to make amendments to the Rome Statute since its 2002 inception, and to measure the impact of the Statute […]

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