January 19, 2019

Archives for October 2010

Southern Sudan Comes Together

But can the unity survive January’s secession referendum? By Rebecca Hamilton (Oct. 20, 2010) JUBA, Sudan—Spontaneous outbursts of singing, dancing, clapping, and cheering lasted through the night at the Nyakuron Cultural Centre in Southern Sudan’s capital, Juba, on Sunday. The celebration came at the conclusion of a conference initiated by Salva Kiir, the president of […]

This Doesn’t Look Like Unity By Rebecca Hamilton Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010 KHARTOUM, Sudan—”You see my home? You see my situation?” the chief from Tonj in southern Sudan asked me. Six wooden sticks were the sturdiest part of a shack that housed the chief and about 20 of his people in one of Khartoum’s poorest […]


Lubanga trial resumes

This afternoon, Hague time, the ICC Appeals Chamber issued its decision on the prosecution’s appeal against the Trial Chamber’s July 8 decision to stay the Lubanga trial (for the second time) and to order former Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo to be released (also for the second time). The Appeals Chamber reversed both the Trial […]