October 22, 2017

Syria

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Yesterday I spoke with the BBC/NPR about why the ICC is not involved in Syria. Today, we have a P3 draft resolution including a referral to the ICC. The diplomatic pieces are moving quickly, and that’s positive news after months of stalemate. But wherever this leads, I believe it is critical to draw together and [...]

PRI: American supporters of South Sudan

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South Sudan celebrated its first anniversary as an independent nation this week. It took decades of struggle for the nation to get independence. Among the actors who helped the south finally gain independence from Khartoum was a small group of Americans. That’s according to long-time journalist Rebecca Hamilton. Listen to the interview Read the article

Public Radio International: Kony 2012

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By Jeb Sharp ⋅ March 9, 2012 ⋅ What a phenomenon. Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 film went viral this week. It also generated a maelstrom of criticism. If you don’t know the story check out Jason Margolis’s piece on The World from yesterday and this NYT piece from today. For other thoughtful treatments see here, [...]

Magnum Foundation interview

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On November 2nd 2011, photographer Cedric Gerbehaye spoke with Rebecca Hamilton, journalist and author of Fighting for Darfur: Public Action and the Struggle to Stop Genocide. Cedric and Rebecca worked together in       Sudan during the months leading up to the 2011 referendum. Sudan in Transition, a Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting project, features their reportage [...]

Al Jazeera, The Stream

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I was a guest host of AJE’s social media news show, The Stream, again this week. The topic was one close to home for me – Australia’s policy towards asylum seekers. The discussion followed an announcement by the Australian government last week that it will start to issue bridging visas to enable some of the [...]

Radio Free Europe

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Following the announcement by President Obama yesterday of the creation of an Atrocities Prevention Board, I did this interview with Radio Free Europe. Rebecca Hamilton, a fellow at the New America Foundation and author of a book on U.S. foreign policy toward Darfur, called the creation of the Atrocities Prevention Board an “historic first step.” [...]

Al Jazeera, The Stream

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The Stream is AJE’s current events show that draws on social media to define its programming content. I guest hosted the show this week. We discussed the debate over proposed new domestic violence laws in Lebanon, as well as Femisting’s response when #reasonstobeatyourgirlfriend started trending on twitter last weekend. You can watch the show here.

PBS NewsHour

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In South Sudan, a nation is born – but with troubles. Judy Woodruff discusses the challenges the young country faces with Rebecca Hamilton.

NPR: South Sudanese rejoice on eve of independence

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TELL ME MORE’s Michel Martin discusses the secession with Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, West Africa correspondent for NPR, and Rebecca Hamilton, author of Fighting for Darfur. Listen here.

Guernica Magazine

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CONTESTED TERRITORY – Jina Moore interviews Rebecca Hamilton On July 9, southern Sudan is scheduled to become the world’s newest country. Rebecca Hamilton discusses the impact of this change on the rest of the region. Last September, Rebecca Hamilton was finishing a street interview in Khartoum, Sudan, when she saw the local police rounding up [...]