Kenya Situation of Concern – May 2014 Update

June 5, 2014 |

This month Nairobi, Mombasa and Garissa have been identified as areas where terror attacks are imminent while the Northern region, which covers Wajir, Mandera and Garissa and the Tana Delta region, was singled out as an area where incidences are primarily ethnic or inter clan related.  Increased terror attacks across the country have led foreign…

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Kenya Situation of Concern – January 2014 Update

February 10, 2014 |

January has seen a campaign of violence carried out by groups affiliated with or connected to Somalia’s al-Shabaab movement.  Nightclub bombings, attempts to strike key infrastructure or transport sites and attacks on police appear to maintain their momentum. Additionally, outbreaks of violence in Garissa and Moyale highlight the need to establish and maintain peace or…

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Burma Situation of Concern – January Update

February 1, 2014 |

It is often noted by observers of the continued violence in Burma that the crippling poverty in the country’s western-most Rakhine State is part of the root cause of the anti-Rohingya campaign. Lack of hope, historical animosity, and other grim conditions in Burma are exacerbated in its poorest regions where survival on less than two…

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Strategic Planning with iHub Research

January 27, 2014 |

This morning Canadian members of the Sentinel Project met with our new Kenyan staff members for a day-long orientation facilitated by our partners at iHub Research in Nairobi. iHub Research is a leader in technology research not only in Kenya but also all across Africa and will serve as the home institution for Una Hakika….

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Una Hakika? Are You Sure?

January 25, 2014 |

Between August 2012 and January 2013, the Tana Delta area of eastern Kenya experienced a series of massacres between the Orma and Pokomo ethnic groups. The killings took the lives of an estimated 166 people and displaced tens of thousands from their homes. These killings have impacted both the local economy as well as other…

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Sri Lanka Risk Assessment

January 10, 2014 |

The Sentinel Project has finalized an assessment on the risk of mass atrocities in Sri Lanka. Almost five years after the end of the civil war, the assessment reflects that the mass atrocity risk in Sri Lanka remains high and addresses some of the underlying sources that represent a threat to human security. Despite the…

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Registration now open: Introduction to Technology for Human Rights course (January 13 session)

January 2, 2014 |

Iranian pro-democracy demonstrators in 2009 used social media to organize and document their protests. Here, an opposition supporter films a protest on her mobile phone. (Source) Technology is changing the nature of human rights We’re excited to offer the next session of our newly improved course Introduction to Technology for Human Rights, which runs for…

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Kenya Situation of Concern: Sentinel Project Monthly Report (November 2013)

December 13, 2013 |

November saw the escalation of violence along the northern border with Ethiopia as Marsabit County (and the town of Moyale in particular) has witnessed a rash of attacks which have imperiled the region. Similarly, the continuing conflict between Muslims and Christian communities along Kenya’s east coast now faces the added dimension of government involvement with…

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Equality of Impunity?

December 6, 2013 |

A Report from the 12th Session of the Assembly of State Parties of the ICC The Sentinel Project’s policy advisor Dr. Kjell Anderson recently attended the twelfth session of the Assembly of State Parties of the International Criminal Court (ICC).  The Assembly of State Parties, consisting of the Rome Statute state parties, is the court’s…

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Rohingyas Continue to Face Oppression in Burma

December 4, 2013 |

Rohingya refugees carry rice distributed by WFP to their house in Nayapara camp. UNHCR – S. Kritsanavarin – Nov 2008 Violence against Rohingya Muslims has remained relatively steady this month. The attacks usually seem to take the form of either direct assault to a person or group, or by destroying or defacing Muslim owned businesses…

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