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Author: John Bagwell

House to Hold Pivotal Vote on LRA Bill Tomorrow

House to Hold Pivotal Vote on LRA Bill Tomorrow
After a year of dedicated advocacy efforts, the Lord’s Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act is scheduled for a final vote in the House of Representatives tomorrow ...
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Activists Speak Out On Sudan Elections

Activists Speak Out On Sudan Elections
The voices of activists from across the country are growing louder amid increasing reports of fraud and vote manipulation coming out of Sudan in past weeks ...
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Campaign to Pass Landmark LRA Bill Pulls Out All the Stops

Campaign to Pass Landmark LRA Bill Pulls Out All the Stops
Throughout the month of February, Enough and our partners at Resolve Uganda and Invisible Children have been leading a campaign in Oklahoma targeting Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK), who is single-handedly blocking the passage of a bill to halt the Lord’s Resistance Army in central Africa. Tomorrow, the campaign by Oklahoma constituents to influence Coburn comes to a crucial point as activists gather for a demonstration in front of Oklahoma's State Capitol building, calling on the senator to allow this bill to pass ...
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Let’s Get Obama Talking About Sudan

During the State of the Union, CitizenTube will begin taking follow-up questions for President Obama. Let's make sure he answers one about Sudan ...
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Sudan Policy: Activist Round-Up

Sudan Policy: Activist Round-Up
This morning brought the long-anticipated release of the Sudan policy. Activists have been waiting for this moment, not as an end goal, but as a starting point for the real work to begin ...
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Activists Spotlight Sudan as World Leaders Gather

Activists Spotlight Sudan as World Leaders Gather
To keep the pressure on U.S. leadership and challenge world leaders to make Sudan a priority during international summits this week, our friends at the Save Darfur Coalition have organized an array of actions to draw attention to the ongoing crisis ...
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This Wednesday: Rally for Peace and Justice in Darfur

The Damanga Coalition for Freedom and Democracy will hold a rally in Washington, D.C. next Wednesday, July 22. Damanga – an organization founded by members of the group Representatives of the Massaleit Community in Exile, or RMCE – is organizing to put pressure on the Obama administration to support justice and peace in Darfur. Local Sudanese activists will gather in Lafayette Square Park across from the White House at 1:00 p.m. and deliver a letter to President Obama before marching to the State Department to deliver their message to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. If you're located in or around ...
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Activists To Launch Major Effort to End LRA’s Reign of Terror

Activists To Launch Major Effort to End LRA's Reign of Terror
On Monday morning, more than 1,500 activists will descend on Capitol Hill to call on U.S. leaders to do their part to end Africa’s longest running conflict and stop one of the continent’s most notorious rebel groups. For over 20 years, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has terrorized Central Africa, abducting children and forcing them to be soldiers and sex slaves, torturing and massacring civilians, and destroying villages. But with commitments from our senators and representatives -- as our rallying call next week states -- this is “How It Ends.” In partnership with Invisible Children and Resolve Uganda, we’re hosting ...
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Activists Keep the Pressure On

As the clock continues to tick on the looming humanitarian crisis in Darfur, cries for action from the anti-genocide constituency are getting louder. Students, faith-based groups, and community activists continue to organize local events to call on the Obama administration to lead the effort to bring not only food and water to those immediately in need in the Darfur camps, but also a lasting peace to all of Sudan. Check out this video from a rally held in Boston, Massachusetts this week . To learn how you can get involved and help put pressure on the White House to take ...
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Genocide Prevention Month

Genocide Prevention Month ...
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