Letter to Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok


Dear Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok,

In commemoration of this month’s International Justice Day, Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) and the undersigned write to express our grave concern regarding the continued impunity enjoyed by the former president of the Republic of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, and two other Sudanese officials indicted by the Intern...

July 28, 2020

Executive summary

This report covers some incidents that occurred between January and June 2020 in the government controlled territories of South Kordufan and Blue Nile States and among IDPs from the two states. In Khartoum state, the violations reduced significantly but in conflict areas of SK and BN, violations went on with limited or no intervention from the state or central government (authorities).

The aim of this report i...

July 28, 2020

Jubilee Campaign has recently submitted reports on Mauritania, Myanmar, Nepal, and Rwanda for the upcoming 37th session of the Universal Periodic Review.

What is the UPR?

Every four years, the United Nations Human Rights Council reviews nations' compliance with international human rights obligations as well as the nations' recent improvements and setbacks in the area of human rights. NGOs and UN bodies submit reports on country...

After a break in live-audience football games caused by the epidemic, racist slogans and banners have returned to stadiums. The ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association noted a surge in activity of those who use football to manifest their endorsement of Janusz Walus, a Polish-born far-right activist serving a life sentence for a racist murder in the Republic of South Africa.

During a top flight match between teams Lechia Gdansk and Legia Wars...

Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) would like to express its grave concern about the deadly violence that took place in the capital of West Darfur over the weekend that left many injured and seventeen dead. Two separate incidents, one on Friday, July 17th and one on Sunday July 19th, left many injured and three dead. DWAG would like to raise the alarm about this systematic violence and calls on the Transitional Government of Sud...

Sexual and gender-based violence continues unaccounted for in moments of conflict without due justice.

Friday, June 17th, marked the 22nd anniversary of International Justice Day, a day honoring the creation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). It is imperative that as we reflect on the progress that has been made, we also recognize there is still more work to be done in securing justice for the victim...

Experts have said that the violence in Nigeria is escalating and the government is failing to stop the violence. Nigeria is nearing a tipping point. 

In a column for the Christian Post, Stephen Enada said, “Nigeria has been sitting on this powder keg for a while now, with civil unrest building. Western nations have a vested interest in making sure that things get better from here.”

We cannot let violence continue in Nigeria. E...

Genocide Watch summer interns in the Genocide Watch office, 2016

Genocide Watch will begin accepting applications for its 2020 Virtual Fall Internship Program on July 1, 2020.  Applications are due August 1, 2020.

Genocide Watch offers the following virtual internships:

1. Legal Associates (2)

2. Webmaster and Early Warning Analysts (4)

​3. ​Alliance Against Genocide and Communications Coordinators (2)

4. Educational Resea...

A boat carrying suspected ethnic Rohingya migrants is seen detained in Malaysian territorial waters, in Langkawi, Malaysia on April 5, 2020. File Photo: Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency/Handout via Reuters

Pushing hundreds of starving and persecuted Rohingya refugees back out to the sea in the full knowledge that they have no safe place of refuge elsewhere are fundamental violations of their human rights, said Free Rohingy...

February 12, 2020

Omar al-Bashir of Sudan (CNN).  Click on photo to view CNN video.

A Cautious First Step – Sudan’s Agreement to Hand Bashir to the ICC

Washington, DC- Darfur Women Action Group welcomes the Sudanese interim government’s announcement that they will hand over Omar al-Bashir and other wanted indictees to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The news broke yesterday from the Juba-South Sudan peace talks between the Sudanese interi...

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