Posts Tagged ‘Alex de Waal’

By: Julie Flint and Alex de Waal

Eleven years ago, celebrating the creation of the world’s first permanent International Criminal Court, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan spoke of “a gift of hope to future generations, and a giant step forward in the march towards universal human rights and the rule of law.” (more…)

Alex de Waal of Africa Rights was asked to comment on Susanne Jaspars’ article. He wrote the following letter as a response. (more…)

By Alex de Waal–African Rights, 1994

The last three years have seen humanitarian organizations calling for military intervention in Bosnia, Somalia, Rwanda and elsewhere. Both relief agencies and human rights organizations have vocally implored the United Nations, or individual Western countries, to dispatch troops to strife-torn nations facing humanitarian disaster. (more…)