Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

By Mona Al-Bashir

El Obeid: Murawah: African states reception of Al Bashir based on international laws regulating relations between states in accordance with the Vienna Treaty and not the Rome Convention. (more…)

By Andrew Stobo Sniderman

If machetes (rise and) fall in Africa and no American voters are listening, do American politicians care? No, says history. “If every member of the House and Senate had received one hundred letters from people back home saying we have to do something about Rwanda,” a senator explained in 1994 after the United States stood by while 800,000 people were butchered in three months, “then I think the response would have been different.” No one wrote, and popular silence abetted official indifference. (more…)

By Horace Campbell

During April 1994, the peoples of South Africa celebrated the end of apartheid and centuries of institutionalized racism and white supremacy. The promise of a new era – the end of apartheid and crimes against humanity – was, however, shattered by the news, that same month, of the start of genocide in Rwanda, in central Africa. (more…)