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Nine years after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement that envisages formation of the transitional justice mechanism, political parties on Sunday proposed the names for chairpersons of the proposed Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Commission on Enforced Disappearances.

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday called on rebel group ELN, the second largest in Colombia, to join the largerFARC rebel group in a unilateral ceasefire and to formalize ongoingpeace talks with the government.

Dozens of Egyptian Islamists accused of torching churches and police stations after the ousting of former President Mohammed Morsi have been jailed for up to 15 years.

Militants, who have seemingly joined the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed twin murders of secular politicians in 2013, in a video that has gone viral on social media sites on Thursday.

At a high level consultation in Kigali, Rwanda’s National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) in partnership with Aegis Trust today unveiled a plan to preserve, digitise and make accessible the documents and audiovisual files created through the Gacaca Courts.

Around 1 000 ex-fighters from a Democratic Republic of Congo rebel group were found in a Ugandan refugee camp Wednesday, a day after fleeing moves to repatriate them.

Colombia's Farc rebels have declared a unilateral ceasefire for an indefinite period, starting from Saturday.

The Committee of the Families of the Kidnapped and the Disappeared and the organization SOLIDE for the support of Lebanese in detention and exile handed over today to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) the investigation files related to the persons who disappeared during the civil war in Lebanon, in a ceremony at the Beirut Bar Association.

Kiev-controlled volunteer battalions and the Ukrainian Security Service are involved in an increasing number of human rights violations including torture and forced disappearances of those suspected of “separatism,” according to a UN OHCHR report.

Ten Bosnian Serb wartime officials were arrested on Tuesday over the killing of close to 70 Muslim Bosniak civilians and persecution of many more, including women and children, early in the former Yugoslav republic's 1992-95 war.

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