This episode looks at demands for justice over state killings in Sudan, Ireland and the Philippines.
On August 31, the transitional government and rebel groups signed a peace agreement in Sudan. There is a long way to go before meaningful peace can be achieved and the Sudanese government has to take a number of steps
The transitional government and the bulk of groups that make up the Sudanese Revolutionary Front signed a peace agreement in Juba, South Sudan, after months of talks
Sudan’s president General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has defended military dominance of the country’s economy after the civilian PM, Abdalla Hamdok, sought the transfer of proceeds from army-run businesses to the finance ministry
A rally on the anniversary of the ratification of the Constitutional Declaration in Sudan was attacked by the police on Monday. Protesters asked the govt. to set up the legislative council and and solve the economic crisis
The Rapid Support Forces militia has reportedly engaged in brutal violence in the States of South and West Darfur, as well as the State of South Kordofan, over the past few weeks.
The armed mutiny by military personnel lasted for 15 hours and put into evidence the delicate security situation in the country
After the violence in West Darfur which left over 50 dead, Sudan’s civilian forces are pushing for the formation of a legislative council which can revoke the immunity to military generals
The latest bout of violence in Darfur, which is believed to have cost 48 lives, has halted peace negotiations. A sustainable peace process seems unlikely till the militias involved in mass killings are dissolved and those in power who supported them are overthrown
Thousands of Sudanese people marched on December 4, demanding justice for the families of over 120 people who were massacred by militia forces in Khartoum on June 3
On October 21, tens of thousands of Sudanese took to the streets, demanding a ban on the party of ousted president Omar al-Bashir and justice for the victims of the June 3 massacre
The current chief justice and attorney general were appointed by the military junta and are perceived to have close ties with the regime of ousted president Omar al-Bashir