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A Potential ICC Trial for Bashir Gives Hope to the People of Darfur

The newly formed transitional government of Sudan took a big step in February in announcing its openness to turn former president Omar al Bashir over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face charges for his crimes against the people of Darfur. For many, this announcement has been decades in the making. Bashir’s violent rule […]

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A Possibility of Extermination

This past week, Aung San Suu Kyi, an enduring symbol of the struggle for democracy in Burma and now State Counsellor of Myanmar, made an official visit to Thailand, where she was greeted by thousands of her compatriots living and working in Bangkok. Many of them belong to the Rohingya ethnic group, whom The Economist […]