News Update

To pick up on an interesting discussion that was happening earlier on this blog, I’d like to point out an interview with Alan Doss, the head of MONUC, the peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in TIME Magazine. Here are some excerpts: What implications does the success or failure of MONUC have… Read More


I would like to take a moment away from the focus on Darfur to highlight the worrying events of the past week in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. While Stand focuses almost exclusively on Darfur and Sudan in its activities (with good reason), it is important to our fundamental mission of making preventing genocide… Read More


With all the excitement over the elections over the past few weeks, events in Sudan have been a little ignored. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean that the situation has improved at all. In fact, it may just be getting worse again. To update everyone on the situation, I would like to highlight an article in the… Read More