In Sudan, is the International Criminal Court an impediment to progress toward democracy and/or human rights now?

I am no expert on Sudan and the International Criminal Court practice, such as it is, is not my field in law. But I am an observer of various related neighborhoods and did a bit of work in Sudan back…

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“O-Negative” Conspiracy Theories Show Kenyans Can Be As Politically Credulous as Americans

Here is the AP today:  "Kenya's tribal 'O' factor: Obama, Ocampo, Odinga".  Apparently it is always easier to believe objectively outlandish things about people who are members of different ethnic groups--no big surprise I suppose. Perhaps the next thing will…

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ICC Judges Summon “Ocampo Six” while Government of Kenya Lobbies for “Delay” in New York and Food Crisis Worsens [updated]

2.4 Million Kenyans threatened by acute food shortage. The food crisis worsens in Kenya.  [In an post last fall entitled "The Kenya Lobby, Corruption and Hunger" I noted a report predicting an increase in hunger.  We are now seeing that…

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