Category Archives: Egypt

Sudan’s President and ICC’s Most Wanted to Visit Uganda?

UPDATED: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will not be in Kampalafor Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s presidential swearing in. According to Sudan’s Foreign Ministry, a senior advisor to al-Bashir will be sent instead “due to precommitments” of the President (probably a precommitment … Continue reading

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Syria and the International Criminal Court: Taking Justice Seriously

Syria has gone from bad to worse. According to reports, hundreds of peaceful, pro-democracy protesters have now been killed by authorities cracking down on any attempt to undermine the regime. This statement, or something approximating it, has probably been written … Continue reading

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The Tides of Justice: Egypt set to join the ICC

Oh, how things change! Today Egypt declared its intentions to join the ICC. Its position towards Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir remains conflicted and problematic. Nevertheless, Egypt’s turn towards international justice is a significant and positive development for proponents of international … Continue reading

Posted in Arab League, Darfur, Egypt, Human Rights, International Criminal Court (ICC), Middle East, Sudan, Transitional Justice | 6 Comments

International Criminal Justice Sweeping the Arab World?

“Genocide”, “war crimes”, “crimes against humanity”. All of these words have been invoked to describe recent events in the ever-tumultuous Arab world where popular movements have resulted in mass protests and the toppling of governments. This marks a dramatic shift … Continue reading

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Sudan’s Bashir to Step Down – But Why?

Reports out of Sudan indicate that President Omar al-Bashir will not run for the Presidency of the country in the next elections, set to take place 4 years from now. Bashir, who has been indicted by the ICC for war … Continue reading

Posted in Egypt, International Criminal Court (ICC), Middle East, Peace Negotiations, Southern Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia, United States | 2 Comments