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South Sudan’s leaders took the first tangible step toward peace in two and a half years on Tuesday, raising hopes the young country’s nightmarish civil war could finally end.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) today urged the Government of Mexico to take into serious consideration the recommendations made recently by a group of independent experts regarding the case of the enforced disappearance in Iguala of 43 students and the killing of six others in 2014.

Indonesia’s president has instructed his government to investigate one of the country’s darkest periods, the bloody anti-Communist purges of the mid-1960s, perhaps ending decades of official reluctance to confront the military’s killings of hundreds of thousands of people.

Kenya will demand to try three Kenyans accused of interfering with witnesses at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in local courts.

The international war crimes court will investigate outbreaks of violence in Burundi that have killed hundreds and forced hundreds of thousands to flee abroad since a political crisis erupted a year ago.

A panel of international experts investigating the disappearance of 43 Mexican trainee teachers in 2014 says the government of President Enrique Pena Neto has hampered its inquiries.

The commander of one of the FARC’s most elite fighting units, “El Paisa,” arrived in Havana to take part in ongoing peace talks after reportedly having rejected the talks.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) will now start to investigate allegations of imprisonment and violence in Burundi, which has been wracked by unrest since a political crisis erupted in the East African country a year ago.

InSight Crime partner Nómada has revealed documentation linking a Guatemalan congressman who is currently under investigation for corruption to a police unit responsible for murders, torture, and disappearances during the country's 35-year civil war.

Rwandan leaders gave a request Wednesday to new prosecutor of the Residual Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, Serge Brammertz, to exhort countries hosting genocide suspects to bring them to book.