Mini News Update and Movie

Since we had a lot on agenda last week, our news updates were very brief and cursory.

Syria update from  Syria deeply.

  • Bomb killed 8 people.
  • Kerry came out against Russia support of Assad
  • Obama mulling his options because things getting more extreme.

Congo

  • President Kabila signed Amnesty bill for M23 soldiers
  • Apple announced conflict free.

Burma – land protesters arrested

Sudan – new fighting in Malakal.

Also, please join us tomorrow from 7 to 9:30 pm for a screening in Cubberley Auditorium of “The Act of Killing,” an award-winning documentary on genocide in Indonesia. After the screening, there will be a panel discussion with Norman Naimark, Erik Jensen, Don Emmerson, and Diane Steinberg. Please find more information here at arts.stanford.edu!

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