Blog Posts in Justice and Accountability

Posted by Laura Heaton on Jul 20, 2012

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.

Posted by Mollie Zapata on Jul 20, 2012

Few have ever heard of the Nuba Mountains village of Um Bartumbu, and fewer still have been there. It is located in the conflict-torn state of South Kordofan, Sudan, where troops fighting for the government of Sudan, and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army-North, or SPLM/A-N, have been fighting since June 2011. But for new eyewitness reports obtained by citizen journalists, the recent discovery and release of a cellphone video, and new confirmation from DigitalGlobe and Landsat satellite imagery, the world would never know of the razing of the village and the forced flight of its inhabitants.

Posted by Ashley Benner a... on Jul 19, 2012

In this op-ed that originally appeared on Global Post and on CNN’s Global Public Square blog, we write about how the current efforts to track Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony are falling short and what needs to be done to end the LRA.

Posted by Marjon Momand on Jul 17, 2012

In a room packed with more than 150 people, the Enough Project hosted a panel discussion on July 16 about the interconnected challenges facing Sudan and South Sudan since South Sudan’s first anniversary of independence. The panelists addressed the ongoing North-South negotiation process and the recent wave of anti-regime protests sweeping though Sudan, emphasizing their effect on security in the region and the potential for regime change.

Posted by John Prendergast on Jul 17, 2012

 

In her first month as the second chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, or ICC, Fatou Bensouda is facing myriad challenges that threaten to undermine the slowly developing architecture of international justice. No obstacle is greater, arguably, than the primary Achilles heel of global accountability: the lack of a coherent or consistent strategy for apprehending war crimes suspects for whom international arrest warrants have been issued.