Current crisis :
Mass atrocity crimes are occurring and urgent action is needed.
Sudan and South Sudan
Crimes against humanity and war crimes are currently occurring in the disputed Republic of Sudan provinces of South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur, and on the border with South Sudan. Rising ethnic violence in South Sudan also poses a grave risk to civilians.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
In the aftermath of the 28 November elections there is an imminent risk of further crimes against humanity being perpetrated by state and non-state actors operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Those responsible for perpetrating crimes against humanity and war crimes during the February- September 2011 uprising and civil war must be brought to justice.
Kenya There are concerns about the possibility of a resumption of ethnic cleansing i n t he r un-up to the 2012 Kenyan elections.