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Victim representatives are urging the Colombian government and rebel group FARC to speed up ongoing peace talks and agree to a bilateral ceasefire as soon as possible

The European Commission will not release funding to pay the salaries of over 140 judiciary employees unless the Bosnian authorities adopt justice sector reforms

Opening statements in the trial of Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have been postponed by one month to an undetermined date in July 2015

Six former members of the Bosnian Army and military police were arrested for their alleged involvement in the torture, rape and inhuman treatment of Serb and Bosniak civilians and fighters

A Cairo court has sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and 12 other defendants to 20 years in prison

As Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina nears a final decision on whether to extend the mandate of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), it moved in dramatic fashion with the public prosecutor last Thursday, April 16, to dismantle a network allegedly siphoning off customs revenue

South Africa is facing a backlash from the rest of the continent over the targeting of immigrants in a wave of xenophobic violence

Turkey has been accused of belittling the imminent centenary of the Armenian genocide by advancing its Gallipoli commemorations to the same day.

The anniversary of the 1915 military operations on the Gallipoli peninsula has always been marked on 25 April, the day after commemorations of the massacre of more than 1 million Armenians in the Ottoman empire. This year, however, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has invited state leaders to join him in Gallipoli on 24 April.

Colombia has lifted the suspension of its bombing campaign against Farc rebels, following the death of at least 10 soldiers in a clash with the left-wing guerrilla group. The military launched a strike against what they call "a strategic Farc rebel position" later on Wednesday, a military source told the BBC.

The Colombian government declared a temporary halt to air strikes in March. The two sides have been holding peace talks in Havana, Cuba, since 2012.

Last week, the Supreme Court of Uganda ruled that the trial of Thomas Kwoyelo, a former mid-level commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), must resume before the International Crimes Division (ICD) of the High Court of Uganda. The April 8 decision, Uganda v. Thomas Kwoyelo, Constitutional Appeal No. 01 of 2012, paves the way for the ICD to exercise its judicial mandate to try grave crimes and consequently realize the principle of complementarity that is at the heart of the Rome Statute.

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