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President Barack Obama issued an executive order Tuesday that expands the legal authority under which the U.S. can impose sanctions in the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Security forces dispersed dozens of armed men on Saturday evening after they besieged the house of Legal Affairs Minister Mohammed Al-Mikhlafi, the administrator of the minister’s office, Moneer Al-Saqqaf, told the Yemen Times.

UN human rights experts have urged the Government of Nepal to amend the provisions of the newly enacted transitional justice law that can lead to amnesty in cases of serious rights violations.

Some 500 victims of Colombia’s armed conflict took part in the first regional victims’ forum on ongoing peace talks with the FARC.

The Bosnian state court on Friday ruled that Vlaco was involved in a series of abuses of Bosniak and Croat civilian prisoners who were held at detention camps in the Sarajevo municipalities of Vogosca, Ilijas and Centre from May to October 1992.

A Guatemalan court issued the first conviction Friday against a leftist guerrilla commander for a massacre committed during the country's 1960-1996 civil war.

Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, has begun outlining the structure and methods which will be used to discuss the final topic of the peace process with the Colombian government, the end of the conflict, local media reported on Wednesday.

Government is working on policy that will allow the Khoi and San people to lodge claims on land lost prior to the 1913 cut-off date, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said on Tuesday.

African leaders gathered for a continent-wide summit voted to give themselves and their allies immunity from prosecution for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide at a new African Court of Justice and Human Rights.

The Nepali government today promised timely delivery of the new constitution and the formation of transitional justice mechanisms including the commissions on truth and reconciliation and disappearance to achieve political stability in the country.

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