Blog Posts in Genocide

Posted by Mohammed Adawulai on Oct 6, 2013

A weekly roundup of must-read stories, posted every Friday (or Sunday).

Posted by Evan Anderson on Sep 25, 2013

Hundreds gathered on Monday in front of the U.N. Headquarters in New York City to demand that the Sudanese government move forward with a proposed referendum in the disputed region of Abyei on the border with newly-independent South Sudan.

Posted by Katie Smith on Sep 25, 2013

Abyei, a resource-rich area on the Sudan-South Sudan border, is a flashpoint for violent conflict between the Sudans. This interactive timeline traces key events in the area from the 2004 Abyei Protocol to the present day.

Posted by Enough Team on Sep 24, 2013
Bashir attends the African Union Summit in Nigeria, July 2013

For the first time ever, attendees at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) this week may include a sitting head of state who is the subject of an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant for genocide and crimes against humanity.

Posted by Akshaya Kumar a... on Sep 20, 2013
President Bashir

The U.S. was put in a difficult diplomatic position this week as ICC indictee and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announced his intent to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York. An agreement between the U.S. and the UN legally requires the U.S. to issue Bashir a visa and facilitate his travel. Although it might seem like restrictive international laws have created this problem, some activists see law as also offering the solution.