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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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‘City of Joy’ opens its doors, empowers survivors

Singing, drumming and dancing with shovels marked the celebrated opening of the City of Joy, a new center for women survivors of gender violence, in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Created from a vision designed by Congolese women, City of Joy is supported by V-Day and the Fondation Panzi of the DRC, along with […]

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UMA hosts ‘Stopping Genocide in Sudan,’ Feb. 9

Speaker and advocate, El-Fadel Arbab will present “Saying ‘Never Again’ is Never Enough: Stopping Genocide in Darfur,” at noon on Wed., Feb. 9, at the Michael Klahr Holocaust Education Resource Center on the campus of the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA). The event is part of UMA’s Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies Program 2010-2011 […]

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Latest from the Voice Project lightens a snowy day

Buried under more than a foot of snow here in midcoast Maine, I found a perfect soundtrack for the day in the latest episode from the Voice Project. Snow was just beginning to fall in Walton, N.Y., as JBM recorded this wrap-you-in-a-fuzzy-blanket cover of “Carolina” by M. Ward. If you enjoy the episode, do pass it […]

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Clooney, Prendergast talk Sudan on ‘This Week’

Actor/advocate George Clooney, along with Enough Project co-founder John Prendergast, discuss the launch of a new satellite project aimed at protecting the people of Sudan, during ABC’s “This Week with Christiane Amanpour,” Sunday at 9 a.m. ET. Clooney and Prendergast are spreading the word about the Satellite Sentinel Project, which “combines satellite imagery analysis and […]

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