TAPi Co-sponsors A discussion with Waging Peace director Rebecca Tinsley at Berkeley

Published On Monday, January 21, 2013

The Failure to Protect: Why the International Community Allows Genocide to Keep Happening

A discussion with Waging Peace director
Rebecca Tinsley

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
12:45 p.m. at Boalt Hall, Rm. 141, UC Berkeley

Rebecca Tinsley founded the human rights group Waging Peace after visiting Darfur at the height of the killing in 2004. Waging Peace collects evidence of human rights abuses in Sudan for the International Criminal Court. It pressures decision-makers to implement UN Security Council resolutions on Sudan, and helps prevent Sudanese political dissident refugees being deported back to Sudan. Ms. Tinsley also founded the charity Network for Africa, which helps survivors of genocide rebuild their lives. She supports 10 projects in Rwanda and Northern Uganda. Ms. Tinsley has a law degree from the London School of Economics, is a former BBC politics reporter, a freelance journalist, and author of three novels. At President Carter's suggestion, she and her husband set up the Carter Center in Europe.


Co-sponsored by: American Friends Service Committee, SF Office; SF Bay Area Darfur Coalition; Tamil American Peace Initiative.

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