John Prendergast

Founder, Enough Project

Guest

Founder of the Enough Project, a nonprofit human-rights organization; former Senior Advisor to the International Crisis Group and author of eight books on Africa, including Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond; former Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council

John Prendergast on KCRW

After the genocide in Rwanda, the United Nations General Assembly accepted  responsibility to intervene  when governments are not protecting their own people from mass atrocities.

Can the United Nations Bring Peace to Darfur?

After the genocide in Rwanda, the United Nations General Assembly accepted responsibility to intervene when governments are not protecting their own people from mass atrocities.

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President Bush today ordered  new economic
sanctions against Sudan , in
an attempt to pressure the government there to end the bloodshed in Darfur. Calling the crisis a genocide…

President Bush Announces Additional Sanctions against Sudan

President Bush today ordered new economic sanctions against Sudan , in an attempt to pressure the government there to end the bloodshed in Darfur. Calling the crisis a genocide…

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