There was a time when Mr. Obama expressed outrage over the mass murder and aerial bombardment of civilians in the Darfur region of western Sudan. Now President Obama has joined that silence.
The regime in which Hamad serves has ruled Sudan with an iron fist since its coup in 1989. It's time for a real peace process that can set forth the terms of peaceful democratic change. The Sudanese people are in the streets, resiliently calling for change.
Allowing Bashir to attend the General Assembly meeting without consequence would send a clear message to the rest of the world emphasizing an international culture of impunity.
There is the old cliché, insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. In King Lear, his treacherous daughter, Goneril, ironically speaks a great truth, even though she is using it to incite the death of her father.
Serving as an executor can be onerous and time-consuming, even for those with a strong financial or legal background. In a worst-case scenario, executors who act imprudently or in violation of their duties can be sued.
"Scare tactics [such as jumping off a fiscal cliff] by both political parties are non-constructive," cautions Cutler. Think instead, Cutler offers, of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Pointing out the pair survived their jump, Cutler talks of a jump into opportunity.
By Scott Edwards Just as storms overwhelm unattended levees, political strife and armed conflict can overwhelm the system of international law create...
Those who have the duty to protect them attack them. Darfuris need international authorities to help end a genocide that should have been stopped years ago.
An apology takes courage. And for those of us who do identify as Christian and also happen to not be heterosexual, the Exodus International apology is very moving and marks an important step on the road toward equality, equity, and universal freedom.
I recently attended Celebrating Pride and Building Movements: An Evening Dedicated to LGBTI Rights in Uganda. Before I arrived, I had no impressions of what the night might hold, other than a discussion of the situation in Uganda.
(Nairobi) – Satellite images confirm the wholesale destruction of villages in Central Darfur in an attack in April 2013 by a militia leader soug...
If you have an old 401K just sitting with an old employer, you are probably missing out on some very valuable gains. AT the end of the day, it's all a matter of dollars and sense.
The U.S. government, in partnership with the U.N. and other international actors, should mark the tenth anniversary of the Darfur genocide by continuing to move forward toward accountability and justice for all the people of Sudan who have suffered under the Bashir regime.
A president should be a trustworthy person fighting for the common interest of all citizens. However, this is not the case for the Sudan.
The visit of a president to a neighboring country should not be breaking news, unless the visiting president happens to be subject to an arrest warrant for heinous crimes and the host country is a state party to the Court that issued those warrants.
President Omar Al-Bashir will be visiting Chad this coming weekend to participate in the Summit of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States. The Sudanese president is subject to two arrest warrants for atrocities committed against his own people in Darfur.