Kenyan deputy president William Ruto has asked for the start of his trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to be delayed to allow his legal team more time to prepare, his lawyer said on Friday.
Nepal risks more bloodshed in the future if a planned panel set up to investigate crimes committed during a decade-long civil war is given the power to offer amnesty, a senior official from the UN human rights agency said on Friday.
Burma’s government announced that it granted amnesty to 93 prisoners on Tuesday. According a human rights group, there were 59 political prisoners, including 40 Shan rebel soldiers, among the released.
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic has apologized for the massacre of 8,000 Muslims, killed by Serbian forces in Srebrenica at the height of the Bosnian War. He stopped short, however, of defining it as genocide.
Guatemala's highest court on Tuesday ordered that the genocide trial against one of the Central American country's former dictators be taken over by a judge who wants the proceedings to go back to square one.