Blog Posts in Justice and Accountability

Posted by Edward Ford on Apr 30, 2012

In recent days the renewed hostilities between Sudan and South Sudan have caught the world’s attention. However, the back-and-forth between the two countries has often been difficult to follow. In light of this, the Enough Project has produced a new timeline to chronicle the often confusing events along the border and in the negotiating room.

Posted by Annette LaRocco on Apr 27, 2012

In the wake of an alarming escalation of violence and rhetoric between Khartoum and Juba, the African Union Peace and Security Council, or AUPSC, issued a decision on April 24 aimed at getting the parties back to the negotiating table. The strong tone of the decision coupled with its roadmap for a normalization of relations between Sudan and South Sudan makes it, perhaps, the most comprehensive statement of policy regarding the two states to emerge since South Sudan’s independence last July.

Posted by Annie Callaway on Apr 27, 2012

This weekend, our partners at United to End Genocide, or UEG, are hosting a series of online and offline events to mark the end of genocide awareness month and bring attention to the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Sudan and South Sudan. Beginning today, activists across the U.S. and abroad will begin spreading the word on Facebook and urging people to take action.

Posted by Laura Heaton on Apr 27, 2012

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

Posted by Laura Heaton on Apr 27, 2012

After a five year long trial, warlord-turned-president Charles Taylor was convicted yesterday of “aiding and abetting” a rebels notorious for their use of child soldiers and favor terror tactic, amputation, in the vicious 1991-2002 civil war in neighboring Sierra Leone in which an estimated 50,000 people died. The conviction is the first by an international tribunal of a former head of state since the Nuremberg trials of Nazi leaders, a development that was no doubt received with concern by the growing list of former leaders wanted for orchestrating atrocities.