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Debating the impact of the ICC ruling on Sudan’s Al-Bashir

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Debating the impact of the ICC ruling on Sudan’s Al-Bashir

This week, an appeals chamber at the International Criminal Court ruled that the ICC should review evidence of genocide against the current President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir. Worldfocus contributing blogger Ayo Johnson and others weigh in on the decision.

Posted: February 5, 2010 15:22   Comments: 19
Today: Guinea sanctions, Israeli settlers, and burger prices

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Today: Guinea sanctions, Israeli settlers, and burger prices

Read stories from around the world, brought to you by the Worldfocus newsroom. Today: sanctions against Guinean military leaders; executions in China; and why McDonald's is pulling out of Iceland.

Posted: October 27, 2009 11:44   Comments: 5
State Department opts for decisive Sudan policy shift

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State Department opts for decisive Sudan policy shift

In an abrupt change of U.S. policy towards Sudan, the State Department announced today that it would pursue serious engagement with the Sudanese government. The action is intended to help ease humanitarian suffering in Darfur. Mahmood Mamdani discusses the current situation in Sudan and the Obama administration's policy shift.

Posted: October 19, 2009 13:18   Comments: 2
Tune in: Online radio show on Sudan, beyond Darfur

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Tune in: Online radio show on Sudan, beyond Darfur

Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show explores rising tensions in South Sudan, the site of a two-decade civil war between the Muslim north and mostly Christian south. As post-war violence mounts and threatens the region's fragile peace, South Sudan may become more deadly than Darfur. Jen Marlowe, Eric Reeves and Sunday Taabu join the conversation.

Posted: June 30, 2009 18:47   Comments: 1
Sudan no longer engaged in “coordinated” Darfur genocide

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Sudan no longer engaged in “coordinated” Darfur genocide

President Obama's special envoy for Sudan, Major General Scott Gration, joins Martin Savidge to discuss the Obama administration's review of its policy toward Sudan and says the Sudanese government is no longer engaging in a "coordinated" campaign of mass murder in the Darfur region.

Posted: June 18, 2009 12:46   Comments: 2
Darfuris cry for justice, some African nations oppose Bashir’s arrest

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Darfuris cry for justice, some African nations oppose Bashir’s arrest

Worldfocus contributing blogger Semhar Araia is an African analyst and consultant. He discusses the wishes of Darfuris and the goals of 19 African nations that met in Ethiopia to oppose the indictment of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

Posted: June 11, 2009 09:21   Comments: 0
Sudan to allow new aid groups into Darfur

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Sudan to allow new aid groups into Darfur

Sudan has agreed to allow aid agencies to return to the violence-ridden Darfur region. However, the 13 aid agencies that were expelled in March will not be allowed back. A Worldfocus contributing blogger describes the predicament of aid groups and criticizes the arrangement.

Posted: May 8, 2009 10:45   Comments: 1
Bashir defies arrest warrant and disputes Darfur’s death toll

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Bashir defies arrest warrant and disputes Darfur’s death toll

As Sudan's president travels abroad despite an ICC warrant for his arrest citing war crimes in Darfur, a Worldfocus contributing blogger explores another controversial aspect of the conflict in Darfur -- death tolls, which vary widely and have political implications.

Posted: March 25, 2009 10:09   Comments: 2
International court issues arrest warrant for Sudan’s Bashir

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International court issues arrest warrant for Sudan’s Bashir

Amir Idris of Fordham University discusses the International Criminal Court's order for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, which charges him with war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur.

Posted: March 4, 2009 15:08   Comments: 9
Reports: Sudan’s al-Bashir to be arrested for war crimes

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Reports: Sudan’s al-Bashir to be arrested for war crimes

The International Criminal Court may be close to a decision on whether to arrest and indict Sudanese leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir for war crimes in Darfur.

Posted: February 13, 2009 10:37   Comments: 2

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