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Pulitzer Center Update November 1, 2007

South Sudan crisis ignored in midst of Darfur attention


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Gabriel Deng, Koor Garang and Garang Mayuol, Southern Sudanese "Lost Boys" in the U.S., were forced...

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By Allie Feras. American University's The Eagle

An amplified focus on the genocide in Darfur has drawn international attention away from tragedies occurring in south Sudan, filmmaker Jen Marlowe said at a panel discussion Tuesday evening.

"The peace process that was started [in South Sudan] ... has been allowed to slide back into what looks like a slide back into civil war," Marlowe said.

Dave Eggers, author and founder of literary journal McSweeney's; Karim Chrobog, founder of 18th Street Films; and Marlowe presented projects focusing on the "lost boys" of south Sudan.

Continue reading this article as it originally appeared in American University's, The Eagle


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