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Retired Chilean army colonel Cristián Labbé, an outspoken defender of General Augusto Pinochet, was arrested on Monday.

Labbé was charged with being part of a conspiracy in the kidnapping and homicide of 13 prisoners. Another nine military officials were charged, some of whom are already in custody for a variety of human rights crimes.

Gloria was 10 years old when armed rebels burst into her home at night, forced her father to his knees and shot him twice in the back of the head as the family watched. The guerrillas never said why. When she was 14, the men returned. Four of them raped her.

Sixty Egyptian judges were referred to a disciplinary board on Monday after investigations concluded that they support a political faction – namely the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

Victims of the Troubles have staged a protest at Stormont to pressurise politicians into dealing with the past.

A coalition of South Sudanese law and civil society groups has presented guidelines for achieving transitional justice in South Sudan, including the establishment of a hybrid court.

The opening ceremony of the judicial year 2014-2015 is a historic event as it is held for the first time under the aegis of the Provisional Judiciary Authority in Tunisia, said Khaled Ayari, First President of the Court of Cassation and President of the Provisional Constitutional Review Authority.

Twenty-seven local and international rights groups on Wednesday staged a protest outside the headquarters of the Tunisian Interior Ministry in the capital Tunis against the alleged torture and maltreatment of prisoners.

The families reacted angrily following a meeting with the PSNI on Wednesday night.

A United Nations report released today details serious violations of human rights, including summary and extrajudicial executions and enforced disappearances, committed against civilians by Congolese security forces in the context of Operation “Likofi" in Kinshasa between 15 November 2013 and 15 February 2014.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a show cause notice to the defendants in response to a writ petition seeking an interim order to instruct the Recommendation Committee for nominating chairperson and members of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to halt its works.

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