Resolving the Political Crisis in DR Congo

Testimony at the US House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Ida Sawyer, Director, Central Africa Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, members of the subcommittee, thank you for the invitation to testify. I appreciate your ongoing and bipartisan interest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which is at…

Centrafrique : Pas de situation de « pré-génocide », selon Adama Dieng

  Dakar Jeudi, 12 Oct 2017   La Centrafrique «n’est pas en situation de pré-génocide», a estimé hier à Bangui le conseiller spécial de l’Onu pour la prévention du génocide, Adama Dieng, alors que ce sujet fait l’objet d’une controverse depuis l’été. «La République centrafricaine n’est pas en situation de pré-génocide. (Un génocide) est un…

AUSTIN RAMZY SEPT. 18, 2017 Bangladeshi boatmen ferrying Rohingya refugees this month across the Naf River, which separates Myanmar and Bangladesh. Credit Adam Dean for The New York Times HONG KONG — Despite international condemnation of Myanmar’s campaign of violence against the Rohingya people, there have been few calls for a return to the sort…

2017 No. 754 CRIMINAL LAW The European Union Financial Sanctions (Amendment o f Information Provisions) Regulations 2017

S T A T U T O R Y    I N S T R U M E N T S 2017 No. 754 CRIMINAL LAW The European Union Financial Sanctions (Amendment of Information Provisions) Regulations 2017 Made                               17th July 2017 Laid before Parliament   18th July 2017 Coming into force           8th August 2017 For full…

EU Court to Rule on ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Outside Europe

The Wall Street Journal Case could determine whether France can force Google to apply the right to be forgotten across the globe The European Court of Justice is to weigh in on a dispute between Alphabet’s Google and France’s privacy regulator. Photo: Matt Rourke/Associated Press By Nick Kostov and Sam Schechner Updated July 19, 2017…

Sudan Gets Down to Business in the Face of Sanctions and Strife

The Wall Street Journal (subscription required) Entrepreneurs find new avenues as U.S. delays lifting economic curbs and president clings to power; Gulf states provide investment lifeline   By Matina Stevis Updated July 18, 2017 9:45 a.m. ET KHARTOUM, Sudan—In the capital of a country widely deemed a pariah state, the hustle is always on. “We…