Category Archives: Africa

Sudan: Darfur

This case study is an adaptation of “Sudan: Patterns of violence and imperfect endings” by Alex de Waal in How Mass Atrocities End: Studies from Guatemala, Burundi, Indonesia, Sudan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Iraq, ed Bridget Conley-Zilkic (Cambridge University Press, 2016). Introduction | Atrocities … Continue reading

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Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)

Introduction | Atrocities | Fatalities | Ending | Coding | Works Cited | Notes Introduction Even before full-scale war erupted in 1996, the Zaire (country later renamed Democratic Republic of the Congo) was in crisis. President Joseph Mobutu’s kleptocratic rule … Continue reading

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