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A Terrible Turn for the Worse in South Sudan

In June 2013 I advocated on Capitol Hill for partisan support of the Sudan Peace, Security, and Accountability Act of 2013  (H.R. 1692). Sadly, since then, the situation in South Sudan has gotten much worse. Read “Old Rivalries Re-ignignted a Fuse in South Sudan” in hte NYTimes December 31, 2013 and “George Clooney on How to Stop […]

Update on Illinois Legislation for April as Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month

I’ve met with Senator Don Harmon, my Illinois Senate senator, twice about genocide awareness and prevention and conflict minerals. He just let me know that he is sponsoring and has drafted legislation to declare April Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month in Illinois! He is asking Representative Camille Lilly to co-sponsor the bill. I will be […]