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An historic Week: Bringing War Criminals to Justice

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 03.27.2016 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

The fact that these cases were heard in the same week may be merely coincidental, but it nevertheless sends out a strong signal that commanders who commit or permit atrocities will ultimately be held responsible.

A Step Back for South Africa on the Rule of Law, Courtesy of Al-Bashir

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 06.19.2016 | World
Jesica L. Santos

The lack of enforcement of the arrest warrants against Al-Bashir is indeed disappointing but the existence of the domestic court order is a welcome development in the context of the fight against impunity.

Sudan: Where Elections Matter for the Wrong Reasons

Eric Reeves | Posted 06.09.2015 | World
Eric Reeves

Sudan holds national elections in the coming days, including for the office of president. The result is a foregone conclusion, indeed to speak of the voting process that will occur as an "election" is deeply misleading.

Implications of Iran and Sudan's Growing Alliance

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.12.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

Recent geopolitical developments across the Middle East and Africa have added momentum to Iran and Sudan's strategic partnership, an alliance driven primarily by an interest in weakening the power of Israel, and by extension the U.S., throughout East Africa.

Al-Bashir to Visit Chad... Again

Mariana Rodriguez Pareja | Posted 04.29.2013 | World
Mariana Rodriguez Pareja

A few weeks ago, Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir made major news headlines when he visited neighboring Chad to attend the summit of the Community o...

Al Bashir, One More Year at Large

Mariana Rodriguez Pareja | Posted 03.10.2013 | World
Mariana Rodriguez Pareja

The United Nations and other credible observers estimate that the wave of violence in Darfur may have killed as many as 500,000 people. We, as an international community continue to fail the victims.

Why African Leaders are Afraid of the International Criminal Court

Bekeh Utietiang | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bekeh Utietiang

Innocent civilians are being murdered daily because of ethnic, religious or political affiliation and killings are being directed by the leaders, or they are in some way complacent to the murders.

Darfur Makes Omar al-Bashir Obama's Most Dangerous African Foe

US News and World Report | William J. Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Presidents don't get to choose their first foreign policy crisis. It usually chooses them. For President Clinton, it was the killing of 18 U.S. soldie...

Sudan President Omar Al-Bashir Denies Darfur Crimes

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir has given an exclusive BBC interview that marks his first international television appearance since the ICC indicted...

Natsios Slow Dances with Bashir

John Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Norris

The fact that the ICC would hold Bashir accountable is not the real impediment to peace in Sudan; it is the fact that Bashir keeps committing war crimes.

A Darfuri Speaks Out: Sudan's President Treats My People Like Bargaining Chips

Huffington Post Contributor | Mohamed Suleiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On March 4th 2009, the International Criminal Court issued a warrant for the arrest of President of Sudan Omer Al-Bashir. Within hours, Al-Bashir orde...

Bashir Arrest Warrant: A Dilemma For African States

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The African Union is facing a dilemma on how to act on the International Criminal Court arrest warrant against Omar al-Bashir, the Sudanese president....

Al-Bashir Indictment: Why Africans Are Divided Over The Decision

Obakeng Mfaladi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Obakeng Mfaladi

The ICC is not seen as a free and fair court in Africa and decisions like the indictment of Omar Al-Bashir, as right as they are, tend to be seen as biased toward the continent. They will do more harm than good if not handled more diplomatically.

Sudanese President's Response To Arrest Warrant: 'Eat' It

The Guardian | Xan Rice in Nairobi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Sudanese president, Omar al-Bashir, told the international criminal court yesterday to "eat" the arrest warrant it is expected to issue against hi...

Al-Bashir Arrest Warrant To Be Decided This Week

Mail and Guardian | MARIETTE LE ROUX | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The International Criminal Court (ICC) will announce on Wednesday whether it will issue a warrant for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir ...

South Africa: Delay al-Bashir Arrest Warrant

Mail and Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

South Africa is trying to persuade the International Criminal Court (ICC) to delay its indictment of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide cha...