This issue of Conflict Trends examines some of the lessons that can be drawn from thes seismic shift in political relations in the north of our continent. Current developments in Egypt and Tunisia are cause for concern. The situation urgently calls for visionary, selfless leadership – in both countries, and globally – that is able to manage a fragile stability and transform it into lasting peace!
by Vasu Gounden
Transitional Justice and Political Pre-transition in Zimbabwe
by Ismael Muvingi
African Initiatives towards Creating Killing-free Societies
by Gregory Bourne
Religion: A Source of Conflict and a Resource for Peace
by Tendaiwo Peter Maregere
International Prosecution or Political Compromise: Which Way for the African Union in the Darfur Crisis?
by Isaac Terwase Sampson
Understanding Rape in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
by Christy Gillmore
Protection from Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Liberia: A Role for Traditional Justice?
by Niels Nagelhus Schia and Benjamin de Carvalho
Liberia after the Civil War: Victims Demand for Reparation
by Ibrahim Al-bakri Nyei
Small Arms and Light Weapons Proliferation and Human Security in Nigeria
by Freedom C. Onuoha