No to second anniversary of Sudan war

Sudan: A forgotten crisis. Photo credit: EU/ECHO/Anouk Delafortrie By Brian Kagoro April 15 marked one year since the breakout of the devastating war in Sudan that has killed 14,000 people, displaced over 16.5 million and led to the worst humanitarian crisis today...

Where is the UN on Sudan?

A woman and her family displaced by war seek shelter. Photo credit: UN Photo/Tim McKulka SUDAN TRIBUNE General Burhan Speaks Before the General Assembly  By Dismas Nkunda and Janet Sankale On Friday, September 22, 2023 afternoon, General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan...

EVENT: Dissecting the latest trends in military takeovers in Africa

Join us for an insightful online event via Twitter Spaces, where we will delve into the pressing issue of ongoing military takeovers in the continent. Our expert panel will lead a thought-provoking discussion, analyzing the geopolitical implications, humanitarian...

CIVILIANS UNDER ATTACK IN SUDAN: A ROBUST AU RESPONSE REQUIRED

19 April 2023 “I believe the drafters of the Constitutive Act anticipated scenarios similar to the one obtaining in Sudan, when they coined article 4(h). Africans can not stand by and continue to watch atrocities being committed in Sudan without taking all necessary...

RISK OF INCREASED VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA’S 2023 ELECTIONS

Nigerians were promised free, fair and transparent general elections in 2023, but what seems clear now is that the electoral process will be flawed and violent. However, action can still be taken to avoid the worst outcomes. Atrocities Watch Africa (AWA) and Global...

Discussion on the Ethiopian Peace Process: filling in the gaps

After two years of fighting the Ethiopian federal government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) signed a Cessation of Hostilities Agreement,[1] on 2 November 2022 in Pretoria South Africa. This was followed by the signing of an Executive Declaration on...

Africans Caught Up in the Ukraine War

From Atrocities Watch Monitor No. 3 April 2022. Read full newsletter here Six weeks on from the start of Russian military advances in Ukraine, the crisis has sparked Europe’s largest refugee crisis since World War II. More than 4 million Ukrainians had fled the...

Open Letter to the United Nations Security Council

Your Excellencies, As concerned citizens from Africa standing in solidarity with the people of South Sudan, we write to you as you approach a critical decision that could have lasting implications for the fragile peace and the future stability of Africa’s youngest...

Sudan – Political Agreement

On November 21st, 2021, a political agreement was signed between military coup leader, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, and former Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. The agreement reinstates Hamdok as Sudan’s Prime Minister, calls for the release of all political prisoners as well...

Letter to the AU and IGAD on the Sudanese Military Coup

We stand in solidarity with the people of Sudan and we demand more resolute action from the African Union (AU), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the United Nations (UN) We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, are deeply concerned...

Road to the Burundi Referendum 2018

On May 17 2018, Burundians will go to the polls for a referendum in which the people will decide whether or not the president’s term of office should be extended from five to seven years. The opposition in Burundi has seen this as a violation to the constitution and...

DAY 5 OF AGE LIMIT PROCEEDINGS

After its adjournment on Thursday 12 April, the court hearing on the age limit petition resumed on 17 April for the cross examinations of the witnesses that had been summoned by the court. The list of witnesses to be cross examined included Betty Nambooze, the Mukono...

Age Limit Petition day 4: Defense presents their case

The fourth day of the age limit petition carried both a serious and hilarious tone, being the first day the defense was to present its case to the court. The deputy attorney general Mwesigwa Rukutana with his team of lawyers including Christine Kawa, the solicitor...

Day two of the Age Limit Petition

The second day of the constitutional amendment petition hearing started off with the court house being made available to the public to follow the proceedings. The petitioners continued to present their case they pointed out that the clause to extend the MPs term of...