PBS/FRONTLINE – Ghosts of Rwanda
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„Rwanda was supposed to be easy.“

Ten years ago, when the United Nations sent peacekeepers to this small, Central African nation — with the full support of the U.S. government — most of the policy-makers involved believed it would be a straightforward mission that would help restore the U.N.’s battered reputation after failures in Bosnia and Somalia. Few could imagine that, a decade later, Rwanda would be the crisis that still haunts their souls. (Frontline April 2004)

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PBS/FRONTLINE – „On Our Watch“

„The world vowed „never again“ after the genocide in Rwanda and the atrocities in Srebrenica, Bosnia. Then came Darfur. Over the past four years, at least 200,000 people have been killed, 2.5 million driven from their homes, and mass rape has been used as a weapon in a brutal campaign supported by the Sudanese government. In On Our Watch, FRONTLINE asks why the United Nations and its members once again failed to stop the slaughter.“ (Frontline 2007)


VBS TV – Inside Sudan
Oktober 5, 2008, 4:47 pm
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Before I went to Sudan, I didn’t know much about the conflict in Darfur beyond everyone saying, “It’s the worst genocide of our time,” and watching footage on CNN of the Janjaweed militia wiping out whole villages. Really, we only decided to go there because one of our favorite photographers in the UK, Jamie-James Medina, had been chatting with an old friend of his who is now a UN press officer in Khartoum. She offered to pull some strings and get us visas and organize flights around the country, so we said, “Fuck it,” and got on a plane. (Shane Smith – Co-founder of VICE magazine)


Darfur in 10 Minutes: An Overview of the Conflict in Sudan
September 10, 2008, 11:20 pm
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A brief overview of the Darfur conflict from a friend of mine who has spent a considerable amount of time „on the ground This video is a brief overview of the conflict in Darfur.