The challenges faced in administration of international Criminal justice: Case study of Darfur region of western Sudan

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Kampala international international: School Of Law
It's an intricate issue among the international community once the Darfur is mentioned. Many have either supplied argument that there exists an humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region of westem Sudan and it requires attention to address it then it being given empty promises by the intemational community or on the other hand, a gnmp led by the Sudan Govemment claiming the problem in Darfur has not reached the crisis propotiions the westem countries would want the world to believe. Yet the conflict continues to rage in Darfi.1r Sudan .. More than 300,000 people have died so far as a direct or indirect result of the conflict, According to UN estimates. More than 2.4 million people have been displaced. Between 270,000 and 300,000 more people were forced from their homes during 2008 and are living in camps for the internally displaced in various patis of the state. When Luis Moreno-Ocampo, prosecutor of the Intemational Criminal Court, repmied to the United Nations Security Council in 2008, and he painted a dire tableau of death, rape and dispossession in Darfur, saying the entire state apparatus was involved in a five-year campaign of terror there. His target, it seemed, was Sudan's president. The prosecution planned to bring charges of crimes against humanity and genocide in Darfur, The Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was also informed out of concern for the security of intemational peacekeepers in the area. The Sudanese authority in the past rejected the legitimacy of the comt, arguing that Sudanese comts are capable of prosecuting any crimes. The international court had already brought criminal charges against two senior government officials, but the government has refused to hand them over. In the same a request for Bashir's arrest has a potentially devastating impact on the people of Darfur. Representatives of the Sudanese govemment have long said that they view the entire aid and security apparatus in Darfur as accomplices of the intemational comi, bent on regime change. Aid organizations say they are under intense scrutiny by Sudan's intelligence agencies, which monitor their communications and tightly control their visas and permits to work in Darfur. Several foreign aid workers have been expelled at least in part on suspicion of providing information to the International Criminal Court.
A dissertation submitted to the faculty of law in partial Fulfillment of the award of bachelor of degree of Laws, of Kampala international university .
International criminal court, Administration, Darfur region, Western Sudan.