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Peacemaking, Customary Laws and Institutions in Dārfūr
(Sudan Working Paper SWP 2016:6, Working paper, 2016-10-01)
The traditional native justice system in Darfur has an advantage over the modern state judicial one; it has proved its relevance for effectively managing and resolving conflicts, particularly in the rural communities, ...
Darfur crisis: The role of traditional leaders in dealing with violence against women
(CMI Sudan Working Paper SWP 2014:4, Working paper, 2014-12-15)
The armed conflict between the Sudan government and rebel groups in Darfur erupted in 2003. Escalating violence included sexual assaults on women. Many women who have been raped live with a stigma, or are forced to get ...
Retribalisation of the Educated Elite in Darfur and the Phenomenon of Tribal Shura Councils; with a Special Reference to the Fur Shura Council
(CMI Sudan Working Paper SWP 2014:5, Working paper, 2014-12-15)
This paper documents the formation and development of the Fur Shura council as an example of a new form of urban based voluntary ethnic associations. It attempts to analyze the new phenomenon against the backdrop of ...
From a Temporary Emergency Shelter to an Urbanized Neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
(Sudan Working Paper SWP 2016:3, Working paper, 2016-08-01)
Introduction In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency against the rule in Khartoum. Supported by Janjaweed tribal militias, the ...
Curbing Women Activists in Darfur in the wake of the International Criminal Court
(CMI Insight 2015:5, Report, 2015-01-01)
In 2009, the international criminal court (ICC) warranted the arrest of Sudan’s sitting President indicting him for systematic and widespread sexual violence in Darfur. In the wake of the ICC, the Sudanese regime has curbed ...