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Joint NGO Letter: A Way Forward for the Hybrid Court for South Sudan

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This letter is available in English and French. An Open Letter to H.E. Mme. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, from South Sudanese and International Non-Governmental Organizations Cc: Ambassador Smail Chergui, Chairperson, AU Peace and Security Council CC: Alpha Oumar Konare, AU High Representative for South Sudan 1 November …

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Joint NGO letter: Call for an independent international investigation into the use of chemical weapons and other serious violations of international humanitarian law in Darfur

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Hon. Commissioner Faith Pansy Tlakula Chairperson African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights 59th Ordinary Session Banjul, The Gambia Banjul, 23 October 2016 Dear Commissioner Tlakula, Re: Call for an independent international investigation into the use of chemical weapons and other serious violations of international humanitarian law in Darfur The …

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South Africa: Continent Wide Outcry at ICC Withdrawal

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Victims’ Advocates Urge Reconsideration, Support for Court  (Johannesburg, October 22, 2016) – South Africa’s announced withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a slap in the face for victims of the most serious crimes and should be reconsidered, African groups and international organizations with a presence in Africa said …

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UN/African Union: Reject ICC Withdrawal

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UN/African Union: Reject ICC Withdrawal Security Council Meeting With AU (New York, September 22, 2016) The African Union (AU), in advance of a meeting with the United Nations Security Council on September 23, 2016, should end consideration of a call for mass withdrawal of its members from the International Criminal Court …

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ACJPS/AI/HRW: Sudan: No Justice for Protester Killings

Sudanese protestors demonstrate in Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman after the government announced steep price rises for petroleum products after suspending state subsidies as part of crucial economic reforms on September 25, 2013 (c) STR/AFP/Getty Images

Sudan:  No Justice for Protester Killings UN Should Press Sudan to Investigate, Prosecute Those Responsible (Nairobi, September 22, 2016) – Sudanese authorities have yet to provide justice to victims of a violent crackdown on anti-austerity protesters in Khartoum in September 2013, the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), …

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