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A coalition of 10 international human rights groups on Friday slammed Tunisian President Kais Saied for dealing “a deep blow to judicial independence” after he fired dozens of judges. Saied issued a presidential decree on June 1 in which he awarded himself the power to fire judges, and ...

The Bosnian state court on Monday upheld an appeal filed by the prosecution and quashed the verdict that acquitted Ravna Gora Movement members Dusan Sladojevic, Slavko Aleksic, and Risto Lecic of ethnic, racial and religious hatred, discord, and intolerance in the Visegrad area in March...

After a five-week trial in the Northern Territory’s supreme court, Police Constable Zachary Rolfe was acquitted of the murder of Indigenous teenager Kumanjayi Walker. The decision in March sparked outrage and disappointment in Australia’s Indigenous communities, many of whom saw the acq...

Fifty years after the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study was revealed to the public and halted, the organization that made those funeral payments, the Milbank Memorial Fund, publicly apologized Saturday to descendants of the study’s victims. The move is rooted in America’s racial reckonin...

Belgian King Reiterates Regrets for Colonial Past in DR Congo, Stops Short of Apology In a speech outside the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) parliament, Philippe amplified remorse he first voiced two years ago over Belgium’s brutal colonial rule—an era that historians say saw mil...

Tunisian judges have launched a week-long strike in protest at President Kais Saied’s “interference” in the judiciary, days after he sacked 57 of their colleagues, accusing them of corruption and protecting “terrorists.” The strike, which began on Monday, is the latest in a series of es...

The pre-trial judge at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers, Nicolas Guillou, decided on Thursday that Hashim Thaci and Kadri Veseli should remain in detention ahead of their trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 1998-99 conflict in Kosovo. Judge Guil...

Myanmar’s military regime has said that appeals by two prominent democracy activists against their death sentences have been rejected, paving the way for the country’s first executions in decades. Veteran democracy activist Kyaw Min Yu and Phyo Zeya Thaw, a lawmaker for the National Le...

A United Nations human rights expert on Sudan has called for accelerated investigations into the killings of protesters and other atrocities, as the death toll since last year’s coup nears 100. Sudan has been rocked by deepening unrest and a violent crackdown against near-weekly mass pr...

Tunisian police used pepper spray to disperse protesters against President Kais Saied's planned July referendum on Saturday, June 4, nearly a year after he seized wide-ranging powers in what opponents decry as a coup.