Kenya Situation of Concern – May 2014 Update

This month Nairobi, Mombasa and Garissa have been identified as areas where terror attacks are imminent while the Northern region, which covers Wajir, Mandera and Garissa and the Tana Delta region, was singled out as an area where incidences are primarily ethnic or inter clan related.  Increased...

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Moving Forward With Una Hakika

Canadian members of the Sentinel Project arrived in Nairobi on Saturday, May 17th, amidst lingering tension across the city after the Al-Shabaab bombings the day before. We spent our first few days in Nairobi preparing for our work in the Tana Delta by touching base with our partner organizations,...

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The Holocaust: Poems of Witness

I don’t believe that the big men, the politicians and the capitalists alone are guilty of the war. Oh, no, the little man is just as keen, otherwise the people of the world would have risen in revolt long ago! There is an urge and rage in people to destroy, to kill, to murder, and until all...

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A Genocide Forgotten

On April 24, 1915, the Turkish government commenced acting on its genocidal plan to eliminate all Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire, by death or expulsion.  Historians estimate that there were roughly 2 million Armenians on Ottoman soil at the onset of the massacres, and by the early 1920s as...

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The Face of the Cambodian Genocide

“From 1975 to 1979—through execution, starvation, disease, and forced labor—the Khmer Rouge systematically killed an estimated two million Cambodians, almost a fourth of the country’s population. This is a story of survival: my own and my family’s. Though these events constitute...

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