Have advocacy movements like the Save Darfur Coalition helped or hindered the search for a political solution in Sudan’s troubled province? Should the killings there really be classified as genocide, or has the meaning of the term been devalued by activists trying to draw public attention to the conflict? After NEWSWEEK raised some of these questions in a report called “Packaging a Tragedy,” two leading Darfur experts, Alex de Waal and John Prendergast, discussed these issues in an online forum for NEWSWEEK.
Read the article: Dueling Over Darfur
“A human rights activist and an Africa scholar disagree—vehemently—on the best way to help Sudan. An exclusive online forum.”
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