September 24, 2018

Archives for March 2009

Arab League supports Bashir

The Arab Times, Kuwait, reports that the Arab League concluded its Summit in Doha with a resolution in support of Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir: “We reiterate our solidarity with Sudan and our rejection of the measure of the … International Criminal Court against his Excellency (Bashir).” The Arab Coalition for Darfur, coordinated by five […]

What would you ask Luis Moreno Ocampo? ماذا ان تسأل لويس مورينو اوكامبو؟ Quelle question poseriez-vous à Luis Moreno Ocampo?Państwa pytania dla Luisa Moreno Ocampo

International Criminal Court Prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, has agreed to a podcast interview of questions provided by you. If you’re interested in asking him a question on Darfur go to the “submit a question” tab at the top of this page. You can submit anonymously or not – it’s up to you. Questions go directly […]

UNSC appeals for expulsions to be reconsidered

On March 4, the Sudanese government began expelling aid agencies from Sudan, leading to the gaps in the provision of humanitarian assistance throughout Darfur that were identified in this week’s Joint Assessment Report.  Three weeks after these expulsions the UN Security Council has finally managed to: “appeal to it [the Government of Sudan] to reconsider […]

What would you ask Jan Pronk?What would you ask Jan Pronk?What would you ask Jan Pronk?Państwa pytania dla Jana Pronka Cosa chiederesti a Jan Pronk?

Jan Pronk has agreed to a podcast interview of questions provided by you – If you’re interested in asking him a question on Darfur go to the “submit a question” tab at the top of this page.

Humanitarian expulsions: joint assessment

I just received a copy of the joint assessment report on the humanitarian impact of the Sudanese government’s decision to expel 13 aid agencies. The report has been signed off on by both the Commissioner of the Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) and the UN Humanitarian Coordinator. It is a somewhat surreal experience to read the […]

Mahmood Mamdani on Save Darfur

I just read this interview with Mahmood Mamdani in the Boston Globe. By providing quotes such as: “Most [of Save Darfur] have no idea of the difference between the two situations [Darfur and South Sudan]” – Mamdani strikes me as trying to court controversy. Who are the “most” he refers to?  The Darfur Peace and […]