Somalis Flee to Ethiopia Refugee Camps. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Civitas Maxima: Jungle Jabbah sentenced to 30 years in prison

19 April 2018: Mohammed Jabbateh, the Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah”, was sentenced today to 30 years in prison, culminating a landmark case in the United States and marking a long-overdue milestone for justice in Liberia. Thirty years is the maximum sentence he could have received and one of the longest prison sentences for…

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“We Would Not Feed our Animals Food from the Sudan Government”

By Esther Sprague and Cynthia Tai In response to the serious humanitarian crisis in Sudan and current negotiations related to the crisis, Sudanese and those advocating on their behalf sent a letter this week to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. President Obama urging them to uphold international humanitarian law and to insist that…

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