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Relatives of 46 people who disappeared in the Hadzici area after being detained by Bosnian Serb forces during the war in 1992 rallied outside the state prosecutor’s office, calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice. No one has been prosecuted over the disappearances so far....

An Afghan prisoner held at Guantanamo Bay for about 15 years without trial has been released from US custody, the Taliban government in Afghanistan and an international human rights group said.

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said that Albania is preparing a resolution against the 2010 report that accused Kosovo’s former president of war crimes, which will be submitted to the Council of Europe. During a joint meeting on Monday in Pristina between the governments of Kosovo an...

The Cuban government has sanctioned 381 people for participating in rare, anti-government protests on the island last year. Thousands of Cubans took to the streets of the capital Havana and other towns in July 2021 in protest over rising food costs, medical shortages, and dire socio-eco...

Serge Brammertz, the chief prosecutor at the UN’s International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals in The Hague, told the Security Council in New York on Tuesday that Croatia is “taking political decisions to block the justice process” in 1990s war crimes cases. Presenting his la...

Scores of children have been killed in Myanmar since last year’s coup, not just in the crossfire of conflict but as deliberate targets of a military willing to inflict immense suffering, a United Nations expert has said. Minors had been beaten and stabbed and had fingernails or teeth re...

A UN-backed court for Lebanon will sentence two Hezbollah members in their absence Thursday for the 2005 assassination of former premier Rafic Hariri in what could be the cash-strapped tribunal's final act.l

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...