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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 May 6, 2011

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.

In a thought-provoking piece for Christian Science Monitor, author and journalist Rebecca Hamilton takes on the question on the minds of many Darfuris and Sudan activists these days: Why was the world’s response to Libya quick and unified, while Darfuri civilians under attack from their government received (and receive) no such support?

With the death of Osama bin Laden this week, The Guardian compiles an updated list of the world’s 10 most wanted.

Reporting from the historically conflict prone Nuba Mountains for Time magazine, Alan Boswell examines the likelihood that local tensions and grievances could flare – possibly spurred on with government sponsorship, Khartoum’s tried-and-true tactic – with the upcoming split of Sudan.

As a trial opens in Stuttgart for alleged leaders of the FDLR, Human Rights Watch commends the German government for holding Ignace Murwanashyaka and Straton Musoni accountable for their role in committing atrocities in eastern Congo. "The trial of Murwanashyaka and Musoni is a powerful statement that courts – even thousands of miles away from where the atrocities occurred – can play a decisive role in combating impunity," said Géraldine Mattioli-Zeltner, HRW’s international justice advocacy director.

Newly appointed U.S. special envoy to Sudan Princeton Lyman sat down with Al Jazeera’s David Foster to talk about the looming challenges the country faces – from the North-South border region, to Darfur, to governance issues in the new Southern government.