An analysis of peace building in the Dafur conflict situation in Sudan

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Kampala International University.College of Law
The research analyzed the conflict situation in Darfur region, it started that the conflict in Darfur opposes the Government of the Sudan to at least two organized armed groups of rebels, namely the Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLM/A) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM).the research further examines the root courses of the durfur conflict which include:-ecological degradation and ethnicity, marginalization of the Darfurian by the central government of khartoum, lack of political accountability and many more discussed here in. The main objective of the study was to examine the strengths and weaknesses of the law applicable to peace keeping in Darfur conflict, Sudan. It also assessed the effectiveness of Law applicable in Darfur conflict, Sudan. The applicability of international legal frame work in Darfur, notion of crimes against humanity and punishments for crimes against humanity, the national legal framework. It further analyzed the non legal issues that arise as a result of the conflict situation and finally the research suggested possible recommendations and conclusions that can be useful in addressing the problem at hand. The research the gross violations of human rights ranging from indiscriminate attacks, including killing of civilians, torture, enforced disappearances, destruction of villages, rape and other forms of sexual violence, pillaging and forced displacement, throughout Darfur. These acts were conducted on a widespread and systematic basis, and therefore may amount to crimes against humanity. The extensive destruction and displacement have resulted in a loss of livelihood and means of survival for countless women, men and children. In addition to the large scale attacks, many people have been arrested and viii detained, and many have been held incommunicado for prolonged periods and tortured. The methodology adopted was This study employed a number of methodology used in research this include quantitative, qualitative, questioners, descriptive, survey design, descriptive comparative and descriptive co-relational strategies, doctrinal and arm chair legal research however only one method was suitable for this study was used. Descriptive/Qualitative: These types of research methods involve describing in details specific situation using research Tools, Descriptive/Quantitative: This type of research methods requires quantifiable data involving numerical and statistical explanations, Quasi-Experimental, Experimental
Dissertation presented to the School of Postgraduate Studies and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Masters of Laws (LLM) in Public International Law
Peace, Building, Dafur, Conflict s