- February 25, 2010Posted by:Comments:0
The Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), one of the key rebel groups in Darfur, signed a ceasefire with Khartoum this past Saturday. In the spring of 2008, JEM launched an attack, aiming to reach Khartoum, but managed to reach nearby Omdurman. The signing of this agreement was overseen by neighboring Chad, which is widely believed to have been supporting JEM rebels in their efforts against the Sudanese government in a proxy war which the two countries recently declared over.
- February 23, 2010Posted by:Comments:0
Trivia: What human rights violations do the Rohingya face at the hands of the Burmese regime? What violations do the Karen face?
Answer: For the Rohingya, your answer could have included the denial of citizenship, arbitrary taxation, land confiscation, forced eviction, and forced labor. For the Karen, your answer could have included forced labor, forced relocation, extrajudicial killings, and rape at the hands of Burmese soldiersFebruary 22, 2010Posted by:Comments:0
Earlier this month, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) determined that the standards used to evaluate the ICC Prosecutor’s genocide charge against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in the Pre-Trial Chamber were insufficient. According to the Appeals Chamber, the ICC’s Pre-Trial Chamber erred in “…requiring that the existence of genocidal intent must be the More >>February 22, 2010Posted by:Comments:0