Analysis: Activists and analysts are sceptical that talks between factions to form a civilian government will succeed as transitional justice initiatives remain limited and rival security forces vie for power.
Analysis: The Framework Agreement to end military rule in Sudan has polarised pro-democracy forces, with many fearing that security elites are simply offering political parties and western diplomats empty promises.
In-depth: Concerned that they may face trial for their complicity, Sudan's junta leaders are blocking the ICC's investigation into crimes committed in Darfur, paving the way for increased impunity for human rights abuses.
In-depth: Since last year's coup, Sudanese forces have moved to consolidate power in the face of toothless international mediation efforts. But the popular resistance movement remains steadfast in its demand for civilian rule.
The US and its Western allies must not legitimize the Sudanese military's November 21 deal, which has no popular backing. Rather, the West should either rally behind the popular protest movement or simply stay out of its way, writes Mat Nashed.
By ignoring the US and focusing solely on the Taliban and Islamic State group's war crimes in Afghanistan, the ICC's new Chief Prosecutor Karim Khan signals that wealthy and powerful states can violate human rights with impunity, writes Mat Nashed.