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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 October 7, 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.

Fast Company highlighted the LRA tracking tool launched by Resolve and Invisible Children, emphasizing the techy side of the project that Resolve said has increased public reporting on LRA attacks by 600 percent.

Following a guest appearance by Enough’s own Jonathan Hutson about the Satellite Sentinel Project last weekend, NPR’s "On the Media" program profiled Caitlin Howarth, one of the ‘spy kids’ at Harvard charged with analyzing the satellite imagery from SSP partner DigitalGlobe.

As news broke that the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize would go to three women—Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee, and Yemeni opposition leader Tawakul Karman—Foreign Policy’s Josh Keating compiled this list of “the most dubious Nobel Peace Prize winners.”

The Center for American Progress released this new Ask the Expert video featuring John Norris, Executive Director of the Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative, about the current crisis in Somalia and how the international community is implicated in the famine and conflict.

A former ally of Rwandan President Paul Kagame went to the press with allegations he heard Kagame boast about their rebel group’s responsibility for shooting down the plane carrying then-President Juvenal Habyarimana, the downing of which sparked retaliation and mass killings by government forces and militias. The BBC’s Mark Doyle, one of the few Western journalists in Rwanda during the genocide, reports.