Month: June 2011

by Alexa Huffman Last month, 16 countries came before the United Nations Human Rights Council for the Universal Periodic Review. This exercise is a process where human rights records of UN member states are examined. Each state gets to talk about how they have worked to improve human rights situations in their country and fulfill… Read More

Fellow advocates, Another civil war risks erupting in Sudan. In recent weeks, both the Northern and Southern Sudanese governments amassed troops in the border state of Abyei. Clashes have already broken out, prompting about 60,000 people to flee their homes. International troops have been fired upon, and the United Nations warns that ethnic cleansing maybe… Read More

This month’s issue features an update on our Speak the Name election campaign, as well as articles on Darfur and Canadian Politics, Negotiations and the Peace Process, Development in Southern Sudan and a special profile on Dr.Denis Mugwege. Download the pdf here.… Read More