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Fighting for Darfur : public action and the struggle to stop genocide

Author: Rebecca Hamilton
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Around the world, millions of people have added their voices to protest marches and demonstrations because they believe that, together, they can make a difference. When we failed to stop the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, we promised to never let such a thing happen again. But nine years later, as news began to trickle out of killings in western Sudan, an area known as Darfur, the international community again faced  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Hamilton
ISBN: 9780230100220 0230100228
OCLC Number: 642351552
Description: xx, 250 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Before the outcry --
An ungovernable land --
The stage is set for genocide --
Darfur attracts attention --
Building the outcry Rwanda never had --
Citizens heed the call --
Who will deliver justice? --
Who will provide protection? --
Who will push for peace? --
Limitations of the "Rwanda" model --
Revisiting assumptions --
Searching for a new way forward --
Moving China --
The ICC in action --
Darfur and beyond --
While we were watching Darfur --
Elections and expectations --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Rebecca Hamilton ; preface by Mia Farrow.
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Author Rebecca Hamilton was a key player in the international human rights movement. Drawing on her conversations with the likes of Colin Powell, Michael Gerson, Kofin Annan and Robert Zoellick, this  Read more...

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'My deepest conviction is that we have both a responsibility to remember and a responsibility to protect. Genocide is not inevitable or unstoppable - unless we choose to let it happen.' - Mia Farrow, Read more...

 
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