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A much-anticipated African Union inquiry calls for South Sudan's president and his rival to be barred from a transitional government and for the oil-producing country to effectively be placed under AU control, say sources and a draft of the report.

Argentine prosecutor Julio César Strassera, a champion of human rights who prosecuted military leaders accused of killing thousands of civilians during Argentina’s so-called dirty war, died Friday from complications related to a respiratory illness. He was 81 years old.

Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina appears willing to forego potential millions in U.S. funding to get rid of a U.N. crime-fighting body that’s been a thorn in the side of criminals and shady government officials.

An investigating judge at Cambodia's UN-backed court has charged two more former Khmer Rouge cadres with crimes against humanity, days after the country's premier warned prosecuting further suspects could ignite a civil war. Mid-ranking regime cadres Meas Muth, an ex-navy commander, and Im Chaem, a female former district official – both believed to be in their seventies – were charged in absentia by international co-investigating judge Mark Harmon, the court said in a statement.

Colombian rebel group FARC has found no support for their persistence in rejecting possible prison sentences for guerrillas in the event a peace deal ends their 50-year war against the state. The group, currently negotiating peace with the administration of President Juan Manuel Santos in Cuba, is facing the legal consequences of thousands of human rights violations committed by the guerrillas.

The Colombian government will send a top delegation of five generals and one admiral to Havana on Tuesday to negotiate a formal ceasefire with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), sources close to President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed on Monday.

The ICC's Prosecutor's visit to Uganda has prompted fresh calls for the tribunal to investigate atrocities allegedly committed by government forces fighting the LRA's insurgency in the north of the country

U.S. officials have identified about 300 Bosnian immigrants who they believe concealed their involvement in wartime atrocities including the 1995 Srebrenica massacre

The International Criminal Court on Friday upheld the acquittal of Congolese ex-militia leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, freed more than two years ago on war crimes charges.

The International Criminal Court on Friday upheld its acquittal of Congolese militia leader Mathieu Ngudjolo, two years after finding him not guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity.