Omar Al Bashir

Sudan: Underreported and Ignored

Francisca Stewart | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Francisca Stewart

The president of Sudan, Omar-al Bashir can more easily turn his back on his own victims than he can to outcries from the rest of the world. The second we consider the situation in Sudan as hopeless, the second it becomes so.

Bringing Up the Bodies in Darfur

Olivia Warham | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK
Olivia Warham

It is bad enough that the international community averts its eyes from the state-sponsored horror that persists in Darfur and elsewhere in Sudan... We compound Darfur's suffering by failing to use our leverage in the region to ensure Bashir faces justice at the ICC.

Darfuris Need Peace Before Reconstruction

Olivia Warham | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Politics
Olivia Warham

This week Darfur 10 - a campaign led by a coalition of NGO's including Waging Peace - petitioned the British government to help stop the violence. It is a clear reminder that although we should remember the hundreds of thousands who have already lost their lives, the international community must be reminded of those still suffering the consequences of this decade long conflict.

Foreign Office Calls On Chad To Arrest Sudan President On Genocide Charge

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK

A Foreign Office minister has called on Chad to arrest Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir on war crimes, genocide crimes against humanity charges during...

The Truth Behind the Sudan Embassy Riots

Olivia Warham | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Politics
Olivia Warham

The local human rights group, Sudan Change Now, claims the riot was the result of the regime's "purposeful misinformation and propaganda and hate speech."

Terror in Sudan

Aidan Hartley | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK
Aidan Hartley

Here in Sudan's Nuba Mountains the war isn't nearly over. It's escalating as skirmishes between north and South Sudan become bigger battles. The war is widening and more people are dying - and one day we will ask whether we did enough to stop it.

Fame Alone Will Not End Impunity

Michael Gibb | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Politics
Michael Gibb

Raising awareness of Kony and his crimes is surely a good thing. For one, it reminds us to remember his many victims. Unfortunately, however, making war criminals famous is clearly not enough.

The ICC Is Only Worthy if We Make It So

Rebecca Tinsley | Posted 12.02.2012 | UK Politics
Rebecca Tinsley

The ICC is a worthy institution only if we are consistent in applying our lofty values. In Sudan, we must implement the UN resolutions targeting the architects of this long-running genocide. Only then will the world's mass murderers take us at our word.

My Reaction To The News Of The World Announcement

Ed Miliband | Posted 06.09.2011 | UK
Ed Miliband

The one person who seems to be staying in her job is the woman who was editor at the time of the hacking of Milly Dowler's phone and who is now Chief Executive of News International.