The Clooney Foundation vs Lundin: Supreme Court Should Block Energy Company Executives’ Attempt to Evade Justice
July 9 will mark 10 years since South Sudan declared its independence. Today the country is on the brink of disintegration. Millions of residents have been displaced by war, the threat of famine looms over the population, and political elites, through their proxy militias, continue to carry out appalling atrocities against civilians manifested in a cycle of inter-communal violence. The world seems to have given up on South Sudan — regional and international powers either offer lip service or turn a blind eye to this troubled country. Yet, an important question remains: Is there hope for South Sudan after a decade of failure?
One of the ICC’s missions is to try the perpetrators of war crimes, torture and extra-judicial executions. But in the 19 years of its existence, The Hague’s judges have still not convicted a single government official
The catastrophic levels of instability that have engulfed South Sudan since 2013 demand a restructuring of governance and security institutions to alter the tragic trajectory of Africa’s youngest state