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Six months on, the commissions formed to investigate the conflict-era cases of human rights violations and extrajudicial punishments have still not finalised their organisational regulations. Without the regulations, these transitional justice bodies-- Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Commission for Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP)-- are barely functioning.

Slamming the federal government for inaction, Canada’s provincial and territorial leaders are vowing to implement all the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations to help First Nations people.

A 94-year-old German who worked as a bookkeeper at the Auschwitz death camp has been convicted of being an accessory to the murder of 300,000 people and sentenced to four years in prison, in what could be one of the last big Holocaust trials.

A new exhibition in Belgrade, “Srebrenica Today”, takes a new look at life in the notorious eastern Bosnian town, two decades after the Dayton peace deal was signed.

A Cabinet meeting, which was chaired Tuesday by President Beji Caid Essebsi, approved several draft laws: Draft organic law on special provision for reconciliation in the economic and financial areas. The bill contains measures concerning violations related to financial corruption and misappropriation of public funds.

Paralysed for more than a decade by a conflict between the Shining Path and the military during the 1980s and 1990s, Peru's communities have found a slow road back to recovery, with few answers about the fate of their missing loved ones.

Colombia's government and rebels have agreed to accelerate peace negotiations and will attempt to negotiate a cease-fire before reaching an agreement to bring a permanent end to the South American nation's five-decade-old conflict.

A truth commission will examine the US invasion of Panama, which took place more than 25 years ago and toppled military dictator General Manuel Noriega.

South Africa has said it might leave the International Criminal Court (ICC) after a row over the court's attempt to have Sudan's president arrested there.

Forensic expert Ian Hanson testified at former Bosnian Serb military chief Mladic’s trial at the Hague Tribunal on Wednesday that “371 sets of mortal remains” were exhumed from the mass grave at the Tomasica mine, near Prijedor.

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