Saturday, January 8, 2011 9pm Producer: America Abroad Media Listen Again Sudan has been at war with itself for decades. Arab Muslims in the north have long dominated Christian and animist Africans in the south. But, in a referendum scheduled for January 9, 2011, southerners are expected to vote for separation. And the divorce may… Continue reading Splitting Sudan
At about 10:30 am Friday, Gabriel Akech Kwai’s wife walked through the security gate at the airport. It was the first time she had seen her husband in about two years. It was also the first time Kwai had ever seen his young daughter.
A Louisville group is joining others worldwide in marking today’s Human Rights Day. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The United Nations General Assembly designated each December 10th Human Rights Day in 1950. And this year, the Louisville chapter of the United Nations Association is recognizing the occasion by showing The Reckoning, a film about the… Continue reading Local UN Association Shows Film for Human Rights Day
In the run up to the Olympics, local activists are asking U.S. Senators to urge China to help alleviate the conflict in Darfur, Sudan. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The Kentuckiana Interfaith Taskforce on Darfur has joined more than 30 human rights organizations calling on Senators John McCain and Barack Obama to co-sponsor a Senate… Continue reading Local Group Wants Senators to Act on Darfur before Olympics