Media Coverage

23/9/2019

Last week, Liberian President George Weah asked the country’s legislature to establish the Extraordinary Criminal Court to try the perpetrators of war crimes and crimes against humanity of two civil wars (1989-1996 and 1999-2003).

23/9/2019

Kais Saied, an independent candidate and law professor, won a shock victory with 18.4 percent of Sunday's vote.

23/9/2019

The Russian state directed and ran the military coup in Crimea and its subsequent annexation in 2014, Ukraine has told the European Court of Human Rights.

23/9/2019

As an independent committee that was formed to recommend members of two transitional justice bodies in Nepal prepares to finalize the list of probable candidates for publication as per the understanding reached between political parties last month, legal eagles have said re-appointment of the same members whom the sovereign parliament wanted out a few months back would be against the “intention of the legislature.”

23/9/2019

A UN-backed anti-corruption commission that has brought down a Guatemalan president and vice president, as well as other high-ranking officials, will shut its doors on Tuesday after 12 years of operations.

18/9/2019

Thousands of Sudanese rallied in the capital Khartoum on Thursday in the largest protest since the country’s transitional government was announced, demanding the chief of the judiciary and general prosecutor be removed because of alleged ties to ousted autocratic former President Omar al-Bashir.

18/9/2019

Air strikes by U.S.-led coalition forces in Syria have killed or wounded many civilians, indicating that required precautions were ignored and war crimes may have been committed, United Nations investigators said on Wednesday.

18/9/2019

The archbishop of Canterbury has apologized “in the name of Christ” for the 1919 massacre at Amritsar in India, where hundreds of people were shot dead by British forces.

18/9/2019

A special U.N. fact-finding mission has urged that Myanmar be held responsible in international legal forums for alleged genocide against its Muslim Rohingya minority.https://www.apnews.com/6d10809a303e45158c480825f0da0c40

18/9/2019

https://wamu.org/story/19/09/09/maryland-erects-the-first-of-many-lynching-memorials/Maryland erected its first lynching memorial with a marker Saturday in Annapolis to honor more than 40 black men who were lynched in the state between 1854 and 1933.

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