What can be be done to avoid future similar situations that call into question the commitments of the United States and UN to justice and accountability?
We strongly urge the Hotel Association of New York City and all of its members to deny any request for accommodations for Sudanese President al-Bashir.
Here are the answers to your top 5 questions related to President Bashir’s proposed travel plans to the U.S. to attend the UN General Assembly.
Most nations that Bashir must fly over to get to the UN General Assembly have an obligation to deny him airspace and arrest him should he touch down.
End Genocide joined George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Mia Farrow and human rights groups in voicing opposition to Sudan’s President Bashir’s U.S. visa request.
We call on the U.S. to join the likes of nations such as Zambia, Botswana and France, who have denied Bashir permission to visit their countries. Allowing Bashir onto U.S. soil sends the wrong message and would be a huge disgrace to the victims of the genocide in Darfur.
While Abdul* is forced to live in an overcrowded camp in Darfur, those who attacked his village are continuing to commit the same crimes with impunity.
United to End Genocide welcomed President Obama’s appointment of Ambassador Donald Booth as Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan.
Aisha hasn’t been home in ten years, forced to live in Kassab displacement camp in North Darfur after her village was attacked by the Janjaweed in 2003.
“Life without dignity is not life at all” Salim* explains to me. At just 33 years old, he has lost everything.
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