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Sudan withdraws candidacy for UN rights council
Posted on 5 Sep 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Sudan has withdrawn its candidacy for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council following strong criticism from human rights and pro-democracy groups. Sudan's U.N. Mission said in a letter obtained Friday by The Associated ... Read More

Anti-regime protests sweep Sudan's capital
Posted on 27 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

CAIRO (AP) - Riot police fired tear gas and civilians armed with machetes and swords attacked protesters during five days of demonstrations sweeping Khartoum demanding ouster of Sudan's autocratic ruler, a Sudanese opposition leader said Thursday... Read More

Sudan blocks UN force from investigating deaths
Posted on 7 Nov 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

CAIRO (AP) - The international peacekeeping force in Sudan's Darfur region said Saturday that its forces were blocked by the military from reaching the destination of an alleged attack that killed 10 people. The hybrid U.N. and African Union peacekeeping... Read More

ICC prosecutor: Sudan may face more Darfur charges
Posted on 15 Dec 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Sudan may face more charges for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in Darfur, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Thursday. Fatou Bensouda told the U.N. Security Council that crimes continue... Read More

Should Sudan Join the U.N. Human Rights Council?
Posted on 13 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

If former Liberian President Charles Taylor, now convicted and sentenced for war crimes, had retained power, would the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) offer his regime membership? Would the mass murder, torture, and use of child soldiers be ignored... Read More

Sudan Threatens Religious War Against South Sudan
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

Sudan's Pro-Islamist President Omer Al-Bashir is orchestrating acts of violence as a means to intimidate the South Sudanese government. Given that Southern Sudanese are primarily Christian and animist, it is unsurprising that Al-Bashir is pushing... Read More

Sudanese Islamists Violate Human Rights With Christian Purge
Posted on 29 Mar 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

Radical Islamists have fully seized the reins in Sudan with the government giving Christian citizens until April 8 th to flee the country. To remain means to face likely death, as the rule of law is abused to violate human rights by religious bigots... Read More

Boycott threat roils key Sudan elections
Posted on 5 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

KHARTOUM, Sudan - (AP) Sudan's first multiparty elections in decades have been thrown into disarray by allegations of government violations and opposition threats of a boycott. The disputes wreck hopes of transforming a conflict-plagued nation and... Read More

Sudan opposition accuses US of backing flawed poll
Posted on 13 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

KHARTOUM, Sudan - (AP) Sudan's opposition parties accused the United States of backing the country's elections despite the deep flaws favoring the government, as officials announced Monday voting was extended for two days following complaints... Read More