The inability of Haiti’s courts to bring to trial former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier deprived his countless Haitian victims of the justice they sought, Human Rights Watch said today. Duvalier’s death was reported on October 4, 2014.
The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have established a transitional commission as part of the Mindanao peace process leading to the establishment of a new Bangsamoro autonomous entity and appointed a senior Swiss diplomat to head the panel.
A civil court in Shan State’s Muse District will hear a case involving the alleged rape of an underage Kachin girl by a Burmese solider. The case is unusual in Burma because rape perpetrators are rarely prosecuted—especially in civilian courts.