Sudanese Interim Government, Regional Factions Sign Peace Agreement

Leaders of Sudan’s transitional government and a number of rebel groups signed a peace agreement Saturday in the South Sudanese capital of Juba, which observers hope will end nearly two decades of conflict in war-torn regions of the country, including Darfur. Sudan’s interim President Abdel Fattah al-Burhan captured the joyful mood surrounding the peace accord […]

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UN Expert: Somalia Backtracking on Human Rights Commitments

A U.N. human rights investigator is expressing concern about possible regression by Somali authorities from their adherence to international human rights law. The concerns are amplified in a report submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Council by the U.N.’s independent expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia. Isha Dyfan was appointed independent expert […]

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