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5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

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5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Posted by Laura Heaton on December 10, 2010

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.

Reporting from Zam Zam camp in North Darfur, Al Jazeera filed this video about rising fears among displaced Darfuris as things heat up – with little international attention – between rebel groups and the Sudanese army.

On the heels of the Group of Experts report on Congo, Jason Stearns asked three members of the team to weigh in on the question: Do U.N.sanctions matter for the Congo?

The New York Times’ Jeffrey Gettleman and Michael Gordon had some interesting insights about the cables uncovered by Wikileaks on the Ukrainian tanks officially destined for Kenya that allegedly ended up in South Sudan –a discovery bizarrely uncovered by a band of Somali pirates.

Freelance photojournalist Phil Moore captured some stunning shots
around town in Juba this week, as beauty queen Miss Malaika was
crowned, returnees from Khartoum arrived in the southern capital via barge, voter registration closed, and southerners marked
one-month-til-referendum with a march and rally.

Here’s the latest great commemorative piece recognizing the 50th
anniversary of independence in 17 African countries this year. It’s an album with multimedia accompaniments by Didier Awadi, and Tom Devriendt highlighted it on the
Africa Is a Country blog.