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The Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons has started collecting feedbacks from victims of decade-long armed conflict in the country, nine years after it was supposed to begin its works.

But the commission has not been able to carry out its tasks even 14 months after its institution, with victims questioning its ability to provide them justice. Chairman Lokendra Mallik said the commission had to fight for 10 months just to get an office and it has not been provided adequate staff.

The International Criminal Court gave Congolese prosecutors the green light Thursday to proceed with a domestic case against convicted warlord Germain Katanga, accused of committing war crimes in the vast African country.

Aung San Suu Kyi says her government will release Myanmar political prisoners.

President Htin Kyaw signed into law the “State Counselor” bill on Wednesday, essentially granting National League for Democracy (NLD) chairwoman Aung San Suu Kyi broad powers that could secure her position “above the president.”

Kenya’s deputy president had faced charges over violence following 2007 election that saw 1,300 people killed.

Prosecutors will appeal the acquittal of Serbian nationalist Vojislav Seselj, citing misinterpretation of evidence

Egyptian authorities’ campaign against human rights defenders in the country “significantly escalated” during the month of March, according to the Cairo-based NGO Arabic Network for Human Rights Information’s monthly report, released on Wednesday.

The long-serving Prosecutor of the United Nations tribunal for the former Yugoslavia today announced that he will appeal The Hague-based court's recent acquittal of Serbian politician Vojislav Šešelj on war crimes charges in connection with actions committed by Serbian forces between August 1991 and September 1993.

International justice campaigners criticized Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic for giving a medal to his Sudanese counterpart Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir, who is wanted for war crimes.

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was re-arrested Tuesday just hours after he left his home.

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