Violations of peace agreement should trigger further sanctions
(1 July 2011) With only days before South Sudan is due to secede on 9 July, Sudan is the closest to war that it has been since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between North and South Sudan in January 2005, said a global coalition of NGOs.
(New York) -- A coalition of human rights and advocacy groups today warned of rising levels of violence in Darfur during and after the referendum on southern self-determination, scheduled to begin on January 9, 2011.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Renewing the PledgeThe clock is ticking fast towards what might be the most important date in modern sudanese history - two referenda in Sudan that are likely to result in the breakup of Africa's largest state. With six months remaining until 9 January 2011, the scheduled date of the referenda, the run-up to, and outcome of, the vote must be managed with extreme care.
Des ONG appellent les membres du Conseil de sécurité à exiger que le Soudan coopère avec la Cour
(New York, La Haye, 4 juin 2009) - Les membres du Conseil de sécurité des Nations Unies devraient exprimer leur soutien ferme aux efforts de la Cour pénale internationale pour que justice soit rendue aux victimes de crimes au Darfour, a déclaré aujourd'hui Justice pour le Darfour, un réseau d'organisations africaines, arabes et internationales de défense des droits de l'Homme.
A NOTE FROM THE DARFUR CONSORTIUM TO THE AFRICAN UNION
The Darfur Consortium (the Consortium) is a group of more than 50 Africa-focussed and Africa-based nongovernmental organisations (NGOs), academics and independent legal experts dedicated to a just and peaceful solution to the crisis in Darfur, western Sudan.
The Consortium was formed on the margins of the third extraordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (the African Commission) in Pretoria, South Africa in 2004 to project a united voice on the human rights abuses and humanitarian challenge in …
For five years, Darfurians have been asking for protection from devastating volence and attacks. The international community has repeatedly promised this protection but has failed to deliver. Now, the new United Nations African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is in danger of becoming the world's latest broken promise.
New report finds peacekeepers lacking support and failing to protect civilians
(KAMPALA, July 28) The failure of world leaders to keep their promises on peacekeeping has condemned millions of Darfurians to more fear and suffering, without protection from violence, according to a new report released today by the Darfur Consortium, a coalition of more than 50 African and international human rights and civil society organisations.
The report, Putting People First: The Protection Challenge …