June 24, 2018

Archives for March 2011

Texas in Africa

Texas in Africa blogger Laura Seay reviews Fighting for Darfur: “Fighting for Darfur is an absolute must-read for anyone interested in advocacy, diplomacy, Sudan, and/or grassroots activism.”

Foreign Policy

The Turtle Bay blog entitled, “Washington’s Slow Conversion to the International Criminal Court” recounts scenes from Fighting for Darfur. “In her book Fighting for Darfur,  Rebecca Hamilton provides an insider account into how the Bush Administration came to protect the court’s prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, from one of his greatest challenges: a movement by African states […]

Crackdown by Sudan puts Darfurians at risk

The Sudanese government is preventing aid organizations from delivering food and health services to hundreds of thousands of people in the conflict-ridden Darfur region of the country, according to one of the largest remaining groups there.   The crackdown has left displaced populations at risk of disease and malnutrition as the government increases military operations […]

Columbia Journalism Review

The Darfur lobby was historic. But was it effective? “[Fighting For Darfur] is the most comprehensive account of the international response to the Darfur genocide available.”

More “secret” Sudanese documents

UPDATE # 2: More literal translations thanks to @simsimt pasted below. But on the authentication issue, fellow Sudan correspondent Alan Boswell writes for McClatchy, “The north immediately denounced the documents as forgeries filled with mistakes, including incorrect titles for officials, wrong names for northern institutions, fake letterheads, and the use of names of officials who’d […]

“Secret” Sudanese government documents

Testerday the SPLM-led Government of South Sudan of began releasing a series of documents to the media. I have copies of  these allegedly internal Sudanese government documents, classified “secret”, which the SPLM say prove that Khartoum has been supporting rebels in the south to overthrow the Government of South Sudan. The Sudanese government claims the […]

Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy‘s Colum Lynch highlights the 2008 campaign inside the UN Security Council in support of the International Criminal Court as documented in Fighting for Darfur. The campaign, spearheaded by the small nation of Costa Rica, convinced China and Libya to support a presidential statement backing the ICC: “Costa Rica had calculated, correctly, that China […]

New York Times

Is Sudan Next? Rebecca Hamilton discusses the prospects for a peoples’ revolution in Sudan

Blogging Heads TV

Mark Leon Goldberg from UN Dispatch interviews Rebecca Hamilton: Blogging Heads TV interview on Fighting for Darfur

The Leonard Lopate show

Rebecca Hamilton discusses the grassroots campaign to raise awareness of the plight of Darfur’s people.