Media Advisory: Quotes, Reactions to President's Holocaust Memorial Speech Available Monday
Prevention and Protection Working Group
19 April 2012Oxfam America: Scott Paul
"On Monday, President Obama will speak at the Holocaust Memorial Museum and announce the creation of a new Atrocities Prevention Board and other elements of a strategy to prevent and respond to genocide and mass atrocities. After the President speaks, the following experts from member organizations of the Prevention and Protection Working Group* are available for comment:"
Senior Humanitarian Policy Advisor with Oxfam America working on the horn of Africa and on a range of issues including security sector reform, atrocity prevention and humanitarian response. He also has expertise on the United Nations and international law.
Human Rights First: Winny Chen
Senior Associate with Human Rights First working on atrocities prevention and human rights advocacy. You can reach Winny Chen at 202.559.9814
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism: Rabbi David Saperstein
United to End Genocide
Daniel Solomon is the National Student Director of STAND, the student-led division of United to End Genocide. Daniel works on Sudan, DRC, and genocide prevention policy. You can reach him at 917-587-9921
*The Prevention and Protection Working Group is a coalition of human rights, religious, humanitarian, anti-genocide, peace and other organizations dedicated to improving U.S. government policies and civilian capacities to prevent violent conflict, mass atrocities and protect civilians threatened by such crises.