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Remember the Fallen.

by Bill Saunders

March 30, 2009

On March 4, the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for Omar Ahmad Al Bashir, the president of Sudan. The warrant charged Bashir with individual responsibility on five counts of crimes against humanity and two counts of war crimes. Specially, it alleged he is criminally responsibility for a campaign of murder, rape, torture, pillage, and forcible transfer against the civilian, and largely Islamic, population of Darfur. The ICC alleges the campaign, conducted over the 5 year period from April 2003 to July 2008, was planned at the highest levels of the Sudanese government. The attacks were carried out by the Sudanese armed forces, the Sudanese police force, the Sudanese national security service, and allied “Janjaweed” militias. The warrant claims Bashir either coordinated the design of the campaign or, as head of state, used state agencies to implement the campaign.

 

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Daily Buzz

by Krystle Gabele

March 30, 2009

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First Freedom Deniers

by Bill Saunders

March 27, 2009

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (“USCIRF”), established by the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (“IRFA”), issued a press release today. It took to task the State Department, which, under President Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, had failed to release publicly its 2008 list of countries of “particular concern,” that is, countries where the denial of religious freedom is particularly severe. Such a list is required yearly under IRFA; however, it took an official inquiry from USCIRF to get the 2008 list released by the State Department (“DOS”).

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Daily Buzz

by Krystle Gabele

March 27, 2009

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Blogosphere Buzz

by Krystle Gabele

March 26, 2009

Here’s some of the buzz from the blogosphere today.

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Daily Buzz

by Krystle Gabele

March 26, 2009

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Daily Buzz

by Krystle Gabele

March 25, 2009

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Blogosphere Buzz

by Krystle Gabele

March 24, 2009

Here’s some of the buzz from the blogosphere today.

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Daily Buzz

by Krystle Gabele

March 24, 2009

Here’s what we are reading today.

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