R2P Monitor, Issue 10
Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
15 July 2013
The tenth issue of the Global Centre for R2P’s bi-monthly monitor provides updates on the situations in Syria, Sudan, DR Congo, Burma/Myanmar, South Sudan, Nigeria, Central Africa/LRA, Iraq, CAR.
- Populations in Syria continue to face mass atrocity crimes committed by state security forces and affiliated militias. Some armed opposition groups have also committed war crimes. The increasingly sectarian nature of the civil war puts civilians at even greater risk. (…)
- Populations in the Sudanese states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile continue to face mass atrocity crimes perpetrated by the Sudanese Armed Forces and armed groups. Populations are also at risk in Darfur. (…)
- Crimes against humanity are being perpetrated by armed groups and military forces operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (…)
- Despite political reforms implemented by the government, ethnic and religious minorities in Burma/Myanmar face an imminent risk of mass atrocity crimes. (…)
- Inter-communal violence in South Sudan leaves populations, particularly those in Jonglei state, at imminent risk of mass atrocity crimes. (…)
- Attacks by Boko Haram, excessive use of force by the security forces and inter-communal violence are creating a deadly dynamic that puts populations at heightened risk of crimes against humanity in Nigeria. (…)
- Populations in the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo remain at risk of attack by the Lord's Resistance Army, which has perpetrated crimes against humanity. (…)
- [Iraq] Increasing sectarian violence leaves civilians at heightened risk of mass atrocities. (…)
- Populations in the Central African Republic are facing a heighted risk of mass atrocities perpetrated by armed factions of the Séléka alliance. (…)
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