PHR CEO Frank Donaghue has a powerful op-ed in today's Armenian Weekly. From 1915 to 1923, more than 1.5 million Armenians were killed and half a million survivors exiled by the Turkish government of the Ottoman Empire. April 24 marks the 94th anniversary of this tragedy that became a template for subsequent genocides.
Women took center stage yesterday at Crisis in Darfur, a breakfast panel at the National Press Club, both as speakers and as figures in the peace process. The event was co-hosted by PHR and the Nobel Women's Initiative.
Head on over to DarfuriWomen.org to watch the webcast from 8:30 to 10:00 am today (4/14), at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Physicians for Human Rights and the Nobel Women's Initiative are holding a breakfast panel discussion featuring some of the leading experts on Sudan.
People are worried about Sudan. Following the International Criminal Court's arrest warrant for President Omar Al-Bashir, nearly all humanitarian organizations were expelled from the country.
After Dr. Ahmed visited us at PHR on Monday, he was interviewed by Boston Globe reporter James F. Smith, who blogged Dr. Ahmed's comments yesterday and adapted the piece for a newspaper feature today.