Daily Archives: April 20, 2016

Darfur: The Controversial Referendum

  Civil wars remain one of the key manifestations of Sudan since its independence from Anglo-Egyptian condominium rule. Triggered by inter alia, oppressive rules, ethnic and ideological cleavages, competition over scarce resources and colonial legacies as well, major confrontations have been a long-term reality. The North-South war of 1955–1972, the […]

Peacekeepers’ Sex Abuses: U.N. Not Doing Enough

  ‘The active maintenance of  truce between nations or communities by  international military forces’– this is the official definition of peacekeeping by the United Nations. But over the years, these armed men have added some unwritten functions like impregnating young women, acquisition of sex slaves and promotion of child prostitution […]