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Janjaweed continue to victimize the destitute population of Darfur
as well as the aid workers.
Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) have taken the violence beyond
Darfur’s borders into nearby the Kordofan region
They are attacking government positions and foreign
oil workers at Chinese-run oil fields.
- They cited
a lack of security for the participants
- Only about
half a dozen of Darfur's rebel factions attended the talks
- The talks,
therefore, quickly stalled.
2007, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal
Court (ICC), filed a nearly hundred page prosecution document as
evidence with the court's judges naming Ahmad Muhammad Harun, a state
minister for humanitarian affairs, along with Ali Muhammad Ali
Abd-al-Rahman (also known as Ali Kushayb), a leader of the Darfur
Janjaweed militia, as responsible for crimes against humanity and war
filing marked the first accusations against the
named individuals as a prelude to a trial.
May 02, 2007, Pretrial Chamber 1, issued warrants
of arrests against the defendants.
December 5, 2007, Moreno-Ocampo briefed the
United Nations Security Council on the status of his
investigations in Sudan.
reaction, Khartoum government has made no
attempt to hand them over and continues to state that
they will not hand their citizens over to the ICC for
- Under the
Government of Sudan, the Juba had various rebel factions declaring
unification into two major groups,
The Juba Declaration of Unity came into force on
Nov. 14, 2007, consented to by several factions in
- On Saturday, December 15, 2007,
it was announced that the Darfur factions, who had been meeting in
Juba for more than two months, reunited under the Sudan Liberation
They declared Ahmed Abdelshafi Toba as Chairman of
the movement, Commander-in-Chief of the Sudan
Liberation Army, and a member of the Supreme
Council ( Sudan Tribune).