Blog Posts in Justice and Accountability

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.

Posted by Laura Heaton on Jul 13, 2012

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

Posted by Laura Heaton on Jul 13, 2012

Nagi Musa is the co-founder of the Sudanese pro-democracy group Girifna. He spoke to the Enough Project about the Friday protests that have become a weekly event after prayers, his friend and fellow Girifna member Rudwan Dawod, who was arrested last week, and the impact the government’s crackdown on peaceful demonstrators is having even on those who haven’t taken to the streets.

Posted by Enough Team on Jul 13, 2012

Simmering ethnic tensions and frustrations over yet another war and devastation led to a series of attacks and assaults against Rwandaphone-looking people in Goma this week.

Posted by Marjon Momand on Jul 12, 2012

Over 2,000 activists have been detained since protests began in Khartoum on June 16, the activist group Girifna reported, prompting mounting international criticism and spurring more solidarity from Sudanese opposition groups.