April 29, 2012

The Other War Criminals Awaiting Trial at the ICC

The New Republic, The New Republic

AP Photo

When Liberian dictator Charles Taylor was convicted by the International Criminal Court this week of committing, aiding, and abetting crimes against humanity in Sierra Leone's civil war, it was widely regarded as an overdue act of justice. But it was also an opportunity to reflect on the many other alleged war criminals still awaiting their day in court. From Saif Qaddafi to Joseph Kony, here's the complete list of the many defendants who are still wanted by the ICC.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Kenya, Sudan, Africa, Uganda, Libya, Joseph Kony, International Criminal Court, Ivory Coast, Charles Taylor


April 17, 2012
Why Africa's Conflicts Never End
Jeffrey Gettleman, Foreign Policy
There is a very simple reason why some of Africa's bloodiest, most brutal wars never seem to end: They are not really wars. Not in the traditional sense, at least. The combatants don't have much of an ideology; they don't have... more ››
April 16, 2012
The Hunt for Joseph Kony
Scott Johnson, Newsweek
Maj. Richard Kidega threaded his way through a thicket of sweet black trees and thorny underbrush when suddenly he drew to a halt. A young Ugandan soldier in front had raised a clenched fist: the sign to stop. With their AK-47s... more ››
There is still a long way to go before the goal of ending impunity for crimes against humanity has been reached. more ››
April 26, 2012
How Not to Write About Africa
Laura Seay, Foreign Policy
It's hard out here for us old Africa hands. We are desperate to see more coverage of important stories from the continent and for our neighbors to become more educated about the places where we study and work. Yet when we get... more ››