NATIONS (AP) - Sudan has withdrawn its candidacy for a seat on the U.N. Human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
(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
(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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...