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South Africa's decision to withdraw from the ICC 

We throw around this word ‘genocide’ sometimes without really understanding what it means. The word obviously is a fearful, brutal one… ‘the intentional act to destroy a people in whole or in part’. 1,470 more words


Asia’s scramble for Africa | The Economist

IF THERE is a modern gateway from the east to Africa, it is arguably Addis Ababa’s airport. Passengers passing through its dusty terminals on their way to some far-flung capital will be surprised to find that getting an Ethiopian meal is remarkably difficult. 1,203 more words

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This Cannot Be Happening

I originally wrote this as an article for another publication, but they didn’t end up posting it and then the relevance of it seemed to pass, but I still want this out there: 560 more words


Bashir Travels to Uganda, Partners with the Europe Union, and Plans a Trip to New York

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has indicted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on every crime under its mandate: war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. Such charges should have left Sudan’s leader marginalized and vulnerable to arrest. 1,215 more words

International Criminal Court (ICC)

International justice for thee, but not for me

When Yoweri Museveni stood for a second term as Ugandan president in 2001, he pledged that his second term would be his last term. It’s now 2016 and Museveni was… 671 more words


Is the South African Government an Accessory to Genocide in Darfur?

The Government of South Africa continues to be bombarded with criticism regarding its handling of a visit last summer by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who faces war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide charges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for his alleged responsibility for atrocities committed in Darfur. 923 more words

International Criminal Court (ICC)

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“A court is the guardian of justice, the cornerstone of a democratic system based on the rule of law. If the state  does not abide by court orders, the democratic edifice will crumble stone-by-stone until it collapses and chaos ensues”

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