Abyei Beyond the Arbitration Decision

August 13th, 2009

Abyei Beyond the Arbitration Decision Hafiz Mohamed ‘Abyei beyond the decision of the International Court of Arbitration (ICA)’ was the theme for a meeting held in Justice Africa Sudan offices in Khartoum on 29 July to discuss the implication and ramification of the ICA’s decision. The ICA decision raised more questions than answers. The main [...]

Prospects for Peace in Sudan: April 2008

April 9th, 2008

Overview 1. The NCP-SPLM partnership for the CPA stands at a critical juncture. The NCP sees the 2009 elections as its route to internal and international legitimacy and is hoping that problems with the census and elections can be pinned on others (the SPLM, the Darfurians). Both parties have failed to find a compromise to [...]

Making Sense of Chad

February 4th, 2008

The war for Chad is not over. It is likely to become more bloody and involve a wider humanitarian disaster before any solutions can be grasped. The next week will be critical for the future of the country–and for the wider region, including Darfur, as well. Last weekend’s battle in the Chadian capital N’djamena came [...]

Prospects for Peace in Sudan: December 2007

December 20th, 2007

Overview 1. The crisis in the CPA unfolded with a speed that was both unexpected and alarming. At the time of writing, the SPLM and NCP have patched up their differences. But the repercussions of the crisis will continue in Sudanese politics for some time. 2. The crisis has revealed and accelerated underlying political trends. [...]

New Justice Africa Sudan website

July 2nd, 2007

Justice Africa has a new website for its Sudan programme – at www.justiceafricasudan.org. This provides more on our latest work based in Khartoum. See Justice Africa Sudan for more details of our Darfur programmes as well the latest from Alex de Waal’s blog ‘Making Sense of Darfur’