User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: Genocide
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Sudan’s president visits Russia, asks for protection from US 23.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said on a visit to Russia that his country needs protection from the U.S.
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U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims ‘ethnic cleansing’ 23.11.2017 Washington Post
U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims ‘ethnic cleansing’
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Mass shootings in gun-free nations 10.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Mass shootings in gun-free nations
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The Ploy to Shift 9/11 Blame to Iran 27.10.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
The U.S. government often plays the game of blaming “enemies” and excusing “friends,” a particularly ugly reality in the push to blame Iran and absolve Saudi Arabia for the 9/11 attacks, says 9/11 widow Kristen Breitweiser. By Kristen Breitweiser Largely…Read more →
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Nikki Haley and the awful dilemma posed by South Sudan 24.10.2017 Washington Post: World
The Trump administration official travels to the site of Africa’s worst humanitarian crisis.
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‘They started to burn our houses’: Ethnic strife in Ethiopia threatens a key U.S. ally 21.10.2017 Washington Post
‘They started to burn our houses’: Ethnic strife in Ethiopia threatens a key U.S. ally
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UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan 18.10.2017 AP Top News
YEI, South Sudan (AP) -- Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help....
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South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault. 15.10.2017 Washington Post
South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault.
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Gun laws won't change until Americans get just as angry over mass shootings as terrorism 7.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: The deadly toll of mass murders will continue to rise until citizens get more mad than sad. (“We don't need your prayers in Sin City. We need gun control,” Opinion, Oct. 4)

The repeated national emphasis on sadness that follows these attacks evokes the emotion of empathy and our...

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U.S. lifts sanctions on Sudan, ending two decades of embargo 6.10.2017 Washington Post
The African nation had been under an embargo — which also was ended permanently — for grave human rights abuses in the conflict in the country’s Darfur region.
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The Journalist and the Fixer: Who Makes the Story Possible? 5.10.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Truthout refuses corporate funding and all the strings that come attached. Instead, reader support powers us. Make a tax-deductible donation today! We were already roaring down the road when the young man called to me over his shoulder. There was a woman seated between us on the motorbike and with the distance, his accent, the rushing air, and the engine noise, it took a moment for me to decipher what he had just said: We might have enough gas to get to Bamurye and back. I had spent the previous hour attempting to convince someone to take me on this ride while simultaneously weighing the ethics of the expedition, putting together a makeshift security plan, and negotiating a price.  Other motorbike drivers warned that it would be a one-way trip. " If you go, you don't come back ," more than one of them told me. I insisted we turn around immediately. Once, I believed journalists roamed the world reporting stories on their own.  Presumably, somebody edited the articles, but a lone byline meant that the ...
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Donald Trump just threatened to commit genocide 26.9.2017 Washington Post
Donald Trump just threatened to commit genocide
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This ethnic cleansing in Asia is the most brutal the world has seen in years 17.9.2017 Washington Post: Editorials
U.S. pressure on the military could help Burma’s persecuted Rohingya minority.
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U.S. warns South Sudan: Continued chaos is not acceptable, aid may be pulled 3.9.2017 Washington Post: World
To help displaced people in the African nation and outside, the United States has sent $730 million in aid this year.
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For Sudan, A Looming Deadline On Possible Lifting Of U.S. Sanctions 8.7.2017 NPR News
Before leaving office, President Obama suspended some sanctions on Sudan. By July 12, the Trump administration has to decide whether or not to stick with this approach.
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George Clooney takes aim at powerhouse D.C. lobbying firm over its ties to the Sudanese government 7.7.2017 Washington Post
George Clooney takes aim at powerhouse D.C. lobbying firm over its ties to the Sudanese government
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ICC says South Africa should have arrested al-Bashir 6.7.2017 Washington Post: World
The International Criminal Court said Thursday that South Africa should have arrested Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the ICC for alleged war crimes, when he visited the country in 2015.
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French Bank BNP Paribas Accused Of Complicity In Rwandan Genocide 29.6.2017 NPR News
Three civil society organizations in France have filed a lawsuit against French banking giant BNP Paribas, accusing it of complicity in the 1994 genocide that killed more than 800,000 people.
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South Sudan censors press, restricts reporters in civil war 26.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Juba, South Sudan • As South Sudan’s civil war creates the world’s largest refugee crisis and widespread allegations of sexual and ethnic violence, the government is clamping down on the news media, journalists charge. This is starkly evident in the country’s newspapers, which the government in May started censoring by blanking out articles it deems critical. In addition, 15 South Sudanese journalists have been arrested, beaten, jailed, threatened or denied access to information in the past four...
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Refugee brings taste of Sudan to Utah, leaves behind pain, destruction, death 20.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
A smile lights up Kaltum Mohammed’s face as she readies the ingredients for a dish called moshkl she often cooked in Nyala, her hometown in the war-torn Darfur region of southwest Sudan. She loves cooking African dishes, and it’s clear she takes pride in her craft. Kaltum, her husband, Ahmed, and their two children escaped the genocidal slaughter in Darfur in 2004. They fled to Libya, where things later turned deadly as well. Recently, in the comfort of their Murray apartment, Kaltum sliced zucc...
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