- November 16, 2012Posted by:Comments:0
On Wednesday, November 14th, Education Coordinator Mac Hamilton and Founder of Darfur Women Action Group Niemat Ahmadi hosted a webinar to discuss history of the conflict in Darfur, recent developments, and how policymakers and advocates can best address new threats to stability and civilian protection. Check out the recording!
- November 08, 2012Posted by:Comments:0
On Monday, November 5, the government of Sudan was condemned for 'arresting and summarily executing 16 civilians of the Nuba tribe.’ According to Arnu Ngutulu Lodi, spokesman of the (SPLM-N), the government executed the civilians because they were 'suspected to be SPLM/A-N supporters'. Paramount chief Adam Juju and his brother Abdalla Juju had been targeted since the May 2011 elections, 'because of their ethnic background' and support for the SPLM-N candidate.
- November 01, 2012Posted by:Comments:0
In an African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) meeting held on October 24, a decision was made to give Sudan and South Sudan an additional six weeks to reach consensus on a negotiated solution on the final status of Abyei. Sudan favors a partitioning of Abyei, while South Sudan favors a referendum vote by citizens residing in the area.
- October 25, 2012Posted by:Comments:0
Democratic Republic of Congo
Igihe, a Rwandan news source, reports that on Saturday, M23 renamed itself the “Congolese Revolutionary Army.” The M23 is looking to take over more Congolese land, claiming that it would "bring change to the country, change the system that has made DR Congo what it is today, a
- October 23, 2012Posted by:Comments:0
By Sean Langberg
Sean is the Co-Chair of the STAND chapter at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Side note: Sean's chapter is hosting an atrocity prevention conference on December 1 and 2, 2012. The registration deadline is November 15, and attendance is free for students. For more information, visit http://standnow.org/NCconference.