International Institutions

Unfinished Business of International Justice

 

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.  Read More »

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

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

#SudanRevolts: Q+A with Activist Nagi Musa on Sudan’s Friday Protests

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.  Read More »

Ethnic Violence Erupts in Eastern Congo City Amid Increased Militarization

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.  Read More »

The Clock is Ticking for South Sudan’s Constitution with Legitimacy, Transparency in the Balance

In a new policy brief, “Is Time Running Out for South Sudan’s New Constitution?” Enough Project Sudan Analyst Jenn Christian examines the ongoing process of drafting a permanent constitution in the young nation of South Sudan.  Read More »

Is Time Running Out for South Sudan’s New Constitution?

As South Sudan celebrates the one year anniversary of its independence, the new nation and its citizenry are in the midst of a critical legal and political process: the drafting of a permanent constitution. Delays in this process risk undermining its credibility among South Sudan’s civil society, opposition political parties, and the international community.

#SudanRevolts: Crackdown in Sudan Leaves Over 2,000 Activists Detained, but Protests Continue

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.  Read More »

U.N. Strategy to End the LRA Highlights Obstacles, Requires U.S. Support

The United Nations has developed a strategy for addressing the crisis created by the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, that highlights the obstacles constraining ongoing efforts and details five areas of strategic support. The strategy, endorsed by the U.N. Security Council, follows two weeks after the release of the secretary-general’s report on the LRA warning that current efforts are under-resourced and lack regional cooperation.  Read More »

U.S. Envoy Visits Africa’s Great Lakes Amid Controversy Over Rwandan Support to Rebels in Congo

Amid new evidence of Rwandan support for the rebellion across the border in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Rutshuru territory, revealed by the United Nations Group of Experts, U.S. Special Advisor to the Great Lakes Barrie Walkley visited the region.  Read More »

'We Choose Peace’ Rally at the White House Kicks Off Events Worldwide

A version of this piece by Carly Oboth, originally published on July 9, is cross-posted from the United to End Genocide blog.  Read More »

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