Africa

Gambian President Files Injunction Seeking to Keep Incoming President Out of Office (January 12, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 12, 2017, outgoing President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia asked the Supreme Court for an injunction that would bar his successor, President-Elect Adama Barrow, from entering office.

UNSC Passes Resolution on International Cooperation for Peace and Security (November 18, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 18, 2016, the United Nations Security Council issued a resolution reaffirming “its dete

UNSC Passes Resolution on Ethnic Violence in South Sudan (November 15, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 15, 2016, the United Nations Security Council, acting under its Chapter VII authority, passed a resolution

Al-Mahdi Enters ICC's First Guilty Plea, Admitting to Destruction of Cultural Property in Mali (August 22, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On August 22, 2016, Ahmad Al-Faqi Al Madhi admitted guilt at the start of his trial at the Internation

UN Security Council Approves Additional Peacekeepers for South Sudan (August 12, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On August 12, 2016, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution approving the deployment of an additional 4,0

Preliminary UN Investigations Find Government of South Sudan Committed Widespread Violations Against Country’s Population (August 4, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On August 4, 2016, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, said in a

ICC Sentences Jean-Pierre Bemba to Eighteen Years for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity (June 21, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On June 21, 2016, the International Criminal Court sentenced Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo to eighteen years’ imprisonm

UN Human Rights Commission of Inquiry Concludes ISIS is Committing Genocide Against Yazidis (June 16, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

UN Secretary-General’s Report to Security Council Requests Additional 2,500 Peacekeepers for Mali Mission (May 31, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On May 31, 2016, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon submitted a report to the Security Council

Former Chadian Head of State Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity by Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal (May 30, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On May 30, 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar, Senegal