Sarah Logan | Namibia’s Caprivi treason trial: An end in sight?

17 August 2015 – In August 1999, sixteen years ago this month, members of the secessionist Caprivi Liberation Army attacked a number of Namibian government buildings in Katima Mulilo, the capital of Namibia’s Caprivi Strip. Eleven people were killed and some 300 suspected rebel fighters and civilian sympathisers were arrested as government forces quashed the attack. 132 […]

Sarah Logan | The scapegoating of Dadaab

4 May 2015  – in response to the horrific al-Shabab attack that killed 148 students at Garissa University in Kenya on 2 April 2015, the Kenyan government announced that it had requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to close the sprawling Dadaab refugee camp by July 2015. Should the UNHCR fail to […]

Sarah Logan | Testing the UNSC’s commitment to end impunity in Sudan

2 April 2015 – 31 March 2015 marks ten years since the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) adopted Resolution 1593, referring the situation in Darfur, Sudan to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for investigation. Since then, the ICC has charged Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir with genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, and has issued […]