Violent attacks in Darfur in January, as UNAMID withdraws from the region, have left citizens in the region in continued danger.
Like all of us, Murtada's role has changed in the face of the Coronavirus. Now he's helping to lead a grassroots movement to respond to the Coronavirus in the refugee camps in eastern Chad.
The newly formed transitional government of Sudan took a big step in February in announcing its openness to turn former president Omar al Bashir over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face charges for his crimes against the people of Darfur. For many, this announcement has been decades in the making. Bashir’s violent rule … Continue reading A Potential ICC Trial for Bashir Gives Hope to the People of Darfur
In the early days of the Sudan Uprising, a gentleman set up a library in the middle of the protest blocks. With the ousting of President Omar al-Bashir, the people of Sudan were finally free to read books that had previously been banned or otherwise “not allowed.” The librarian noted that beyond history and politics, the books … Continue reading The ‘New Janjaweed’ Bring Continued Violence to Darfur and New Violence to Khartoum (SGN)
Hey everyone! So, it's been a long time coming, but the day is finally here! "When We Let People Die," an essay collection detailing the many failures and complications of the Responsibility to Protect, is finally out today. We have published the introduction in its entirety over at The Mantle, and I would encourage you … Continue reading The Book is Out!!
Ok soccer fans; prepare yourselves for the underdog story of the year! It is an unlikely story to be sure. So much so, it truly almost seems to have come straight out of a movie. Let me introduce you to the newest team on the field, Darfur United. With the help of i-Act, what began … Continue reading Darfur United: A True Underdog Story