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Today brings two chances to clarify our past

On May 3, Mainers have two opportunities to explore the nature of truth in Holocaust history. First, Dr. Lawrence Langer, Emeritus Professor of English at Simmons College, will address “Interpreting Holocaust Survivor Testimonies,” at 7 p.m. at the Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. The event is presented by the Holocaust & Human Rights […]

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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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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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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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Book asks: What was your ‘Enough Moment’?

Enough Project co-founder John Prendergast and Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle have reunited to author “The Enough Moment: Fighting to End Africa’s Worst Human Rights Crimes,” a new book released today. The pair also co-authored the New York Times bestseller, “Not On Our Watch.” “The Enough Moment” highlights the efforts of citizens, both well-known and everyday […]

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