Blog Posts in International Institutions

Posted by Enough Team on Jun 6, 2012

Evidence is mounting that Rwanda is supporting the new rebellion in eastern Congo, the M23, with recruits, weapons, and ammunition. The U.N., U.S., and U.K. should immediately make public their understanding of the role of Rwanda in the conflict in eastern Congo and the extent of their bilateral and multilateral relations with that country.

Posted by Annette LaRocco... on Jun 5, 2012

While many Sudan observers are looking ahead to South Sudan’s first birthday in July, there is another, less auspicious, anniversary to commemorate. Today, June 5, marks one year since the beginning of hostilities in South Kordofan state.

Posted by Laura Heaton on Jun 1, 2012

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

Posted by Annette LaRocco on May 30, 2012

Liberian warlord-turned-president Charles Taylor, who was convicted by the Special Court for Sierra Leone in April, was sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in aiding and abetting rebels during Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war. Taylor’s trial, which began in 2006 and featured testimony from 115 witnesses, is the last on the special court’s docket. Eight other perpetrators have already been sentenced.

Posted by Amanda Hsiao on May 30, 2012

Just over a year after Sudan government forces invaded the disputed border area of Abyei, the Enough Project has confirmed through several sources that Khartoum has pulled out the remaining Sudan Armed Forces, or SAF, from the region. The government of Sudan has, however, left in place an unconfirmed number of Sudan government police, which actors on the ground suspect may, in fact, be SAF personnel in police uniform.