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Rights groups urge Sudan to seek justice for victims of violent protest in Khartoum
Human rights groups Human Rights Watch (HRW), Amnesty International (AI) and the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) on Thursday reported that justice still has not been achieved for the victims of the violent protest in Khartoum (More)
ICC prosecutor: UN Security Council has failed in not arresting Sudan president
The International Criminal Court (ICC) and the UN Security Council have been "conspicuous silent" in response to the prosecutor office's calls to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, said ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on Thursday. She stated (More)
Sudan begins referendum in Darfur despite US peace concerns
The government of Sudan on Monday began its three-day referendum in the western region of Darfur despite concerns from the US State Department that the political process would undermine peace efforts. The Darfur Referendum Commission hopes to reso (More)
South Africa to appeal judgment critical of failure to detain Sudan president
The South Africa Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday filed for leave to appeal the unfavorable judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) concerning the government's failure to detain Sudan President Omar al-Bashir despite an outstanding hig (More)
HRW: Sudan must protect women activists
Female rights activists in Sudan are facing harassment, violence, and other rights abuses, Human Right Watch (HRW) reported Wednesday. The report found that women in the region are subjected to abuses including genital mutilation by Sudanese secur (More)
Kerry: Islamic State 'responsible for genocide'
US Secretary of State John Kerry in a speech at the State Department on Thursday declared that the Islamic State (IS) "is responsible for genocide against groups in areas under its control, including Yezidis, Christians, and Shia Muslims." Detail (More)
South Africa court rejects government's appeal over failure to arrest Bashir
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal on Tuesday upheld a lower court's ruling that the state broke the law by not detaining Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir despite an International Criminal Court (ICC) order to do so. The court stated that th (More)
UN 'strongly condemns' recent violence in South Sudan
The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Thursday strongly condemned the violence that took place Wednesday night between Shilluk and Dinka youths at one of its Protection of Civilians sites in South Sudan . Due to the civil war in the country, 1 (More)
UN expert: conflict in Sudan must end immediately
The UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, on Friday called for an end to conflict in Darfur between the Sudanese government and the Sudan Liberation Army/Abdul Wahid which may have led to human rights (More)
ICC asks South Africa to explain failure to arrest Sudan president
The International Criminal Court has requested that South Africa provide an explanation for the country's failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir . As an ICC member, South Africa was required to arrest Bashir on his two-day stay in the (More)