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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 24, 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.

NPR’s Frank Langfitt considers the question “Will Focusing On Southern Sudan Prevent Genocide?”

Human Rights Watch issued this briefing on the troubling rise in the recruitment of child soldiers by various armed groups in eastern Congo. “The wave of military recruitment, which began around September 2010, signals a possible collapse of eastern Congo's peace process,” HRW wrote.

Oxfam’s East Africa blog displayed this collection of portraits called “Scarred by the LRA,” which were taken in Haut Uele, a remote corner of eastern Congo frequently targeted by the Lord’s Resistance Army.

Sudan analyst Eric Reeves offered this very tough assessment of what he calls the U.S. government’s “various distorting representations, disingenuous linkages, and specious comparisons that have been used to equate the actions, statements, and attitudes of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) with those of the NIF/NCP regime.”

The U.N. Mission in Sudan published this feature story about street children in Khartoum.