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Laura Heaton is the Writer-Editor for the blog, Enough Said. Before joining the Enough team, Laura worked on media-related projects in Rwanda and as a journalist and health consultant in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Most recently she was a consultant for Family Health International, a global public health organization, and Project Akilah, a start-up, non-profit working with young women in Rwanda. Between periods of working abroad, Laura has held editing and reporting positions at Agence France-Presse and United Press International in Washington, D.C. Laura received her B.A. in international relations with a human rights concentration from Connecticut College.

 

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5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

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M23 Rebels Making Millions through Gold Smuggling from Eastern Congo

Weeks after delegates first arrived in the Ugandan capital of Kampala for talks aimed at ending the M23 rebellion in eastern Congo, preconditions for the negotiations are just being finalized. But as details about M23-linked gold smuggling from the conflict area underscores, the group maintains an extensive and lucrative network throughout the region, which undermines any hopes that the Kampala process alone will bring about lasting stability.  Read More »

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

Darfur Violence, 10 Years and Counting, Highlighted in Living Sudan Archive

"The words of the government of Sudan representatives, promising further peace initiatives, are undermined by actions on the ground that show an ongoing commitment to crimes against civilians as a solution to the government's problems in Darfur," said ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to the U.N. Security Council last month.

Longtime Sudan specialist and Smith College professor Eric Reeves stresses the same conclusion, without having to conform to diplomatic pressures, in his extensive, recently released archive of state-sponsored violence across Sudan over the past five years.  Read More »

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

5 Stories You May Have Missed This Week

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A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday (or on occasion, on Saturday).  Read More »

Video: Former ICC Chief Ocampo Discusses Court with Enough’s John Prendergast

Prendergast and Ocampo sit down for discussion of his work with the ICC

To commend the historic work of the International Criminal Court under the leadership of its first chief prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Jewish World Watch selected Ocampo as the recipient of the group’s 6th annual I Witness Award. Following Ocampo’s remarks, the former chief prosecutor sat down with Enough Project Co-founder John Prendergast for a public interview about the work of the ICC and the specific cases that the court initiated during Ocampo’s tenure.  Read More »

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

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