The Winter Olympics arrive 150 years after an ethnic cleansing
Guatemalan politics were thrown into disarray on Thursday after the country’s highest court ruled that the crusading attorney general, Claudia Paz y Paz, must step down in May, seven months before her four-year term was to end.
As many as 200,000 people were buried in mass graves in the 1980s under Somali dictator Mohamed Siad Barre.
El Salvador's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the country's top prosecutor to investigate the alleged massacre of dozens of civilians in 1981 by army troops during the nation's bloody civil war.
The UCPN (Maoist) has drawn the attention of parliament to form the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) at earliest.
Pressure mounts on Myanmar for an investigation amid reports that dozens of the persecuted minority were killed.
Public Interest Advocacy Centre investigated allegations of widespread human rights violations in final months of civil war.
Hundreds of people gathered at the Markale market in the Bosnian capital to commemorate the 67 civilians who were killed there in the attack in 1994.
A governor of Japan's public broadcaster, NHK, has denied that the Nanjing massacre took place, days after a row over Tokyo's use of war-time sex slaves engulfed the new NHK chief.
Small change to criminal code has huge consequences in country where 'honour' killings and forced marriage are rife.
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