Genocide

John Prendergast To Testify before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs

Mar 12 2009 11:00 am
Mar 12 2009 1:00 pm
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The House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs will hold a Congressional Hearing entitled:
 

Africa: Great Lakes, Sudan and the Horn

Where 2359 Rayburn House Office Building   

When: 11:00 AM

Witnesses: John Prendergast, Co-Founder, Enough Project

David Shinn, Former Ambassador, and Adjunct Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University

Suliman Baldo, Africa Director, International Center for Transitional Justice

The program will be webcast; for more information, click here.

Stepping Up on Darfur Genocide - The Pendulum

Date: 
Mar 5, 2009
Author: 
Chris King

At 7 p.m. Wednesday, activist John Prendergast spoke to a crowded Whitley Auditorium. Prendergast, who has worked in the White House under President Clinton, is a vocal activist for taking action in Darfur, and has recently written a book with actor Don Cheadle titled “Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond.” 

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The Experts and the ICC

Our Friend, An Architect of the Genocide in Darfur - The Los Angeles Times

Date: 
Feb 14, 2006
Author: 
John Prendergast and Don Cheadle

IT HAS BEEN 18 months since the United States concluded that genocide was taking place in Darfur. Yet President Bush, the only president to declare an ongoing genocide since the term was coined 50 years ago, has done little to stop this crime against humanity.

 
Why not? The answer may lie in the complex story of Salah Abdallah Gosh. Gosh isn't exactly a household name, but there are two groups of people for whom his name is exceedingly important: U.S. counterterrorism officials and victims of atrocities in Sudan.
 
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Darfur Will Not Be Saved By Words Alone - The Wall Street Journal

Date: 
Aug 30, 2004
Author: 
John Prendergast

 Sudan's slow-motion ethnic cleansing campaign in Darfur has elicited an equally slow-motion international reaction, which has almost no impact at all. A U.N. Security Council deadline demanding Sudanese action has been reached without an adequate response from Khartoum. The international response to the horrors in the western region of Sudan remains appallingly ineffectual.

 
Donors have woefully under-resourced the humanitarian campaign. Their aid is frequently held up by Khartoum, which capriciously cites security problems it itself created by turning loose the Arab Janjaweed militias against the African Muslim population of Darfur. 
 
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John Prendergast Speaking at Georgia Tech University

Mar 11 2009 4:30 pm
Mar 11 2009 6:00 pm
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Event: Enough Co-founder John Prendergast will be speaking on the anti-genocide movement at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta. 

Location: LeCraw Auditorium, 800 W. Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA

This event is part of the IMPACT Speaker Series at the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship.

The lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and a short reception.

RSVP not required.

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