Mali; UNMISS; Syria; New HQ

Mali: The SC authorized the deployment of an African-led International Support Mission in Mali, to be known as AFISMA, for an initial period of one year to assist the authorities in recovering rebel-held regions in the north and restoring the unity of the country (though it is not likely that the force will be deployed until Fall 2013).

Farewell to the Rwanda War Crimes Tribunal

Yesterday, after 17 years of operation, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) issued its final trial verdict with the conviction of Augustin Ngirabatware for genocide, incitement to commit genocide and rape as a crime against humanity. A look back at what the ICTR has acheived