Media Coverage

7/14/2016

After more than a year of turmoil, Burundi is suspended in a “fake calm” with risks of further instability exacerbated by an economic slowdown, regional tensions and destructive ethnic rhetoric, a British parliamentary committee has heard.

7/14/2016

Liberia's failure to pass a long-awaited law recognising the rights of rural communities to their ancestral lands could plunge the West African nation back into civil war, a coalition of civil society groups said on Thursday.

7/14/2016

A climate of "pervasive impunity" in eastern Ukraine has meant very few people have been held accountable for a catalogue of alleged summary executions, the UN says.

7/13/2016

Any attempt by Theresa May to repeal the Human Rights Act risks breaching the Good Friday Agreement, a Sinn Féin MEP has claimed.

7/13/2016

Egypt's security services have forcibly made hundreds of people disappear and tortured them in the past year to try to tackle dissent, a rights group says.

7/13/2016

A tenuous ceasefire appears to be holding in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, after five days of heavy fighting that destabilised the world’s newest nation.

Rival forces loyal to the president, Salva Kiir, and to the vice-president, Riek Machar, had battled each other using anti-aircraft guns, artillery attack helicopters and tanks since Thursday, almost five years to the day after South Sudan declared independence from Sudan with promises of aid and support from world powers.

7/11/2016

Bell, 79, from Ramoan Gardens in west Belfast, is charged with aiding and abetting the kidnap, killing and secret burial of the widow.

7/11/2016

The Bosnian state court found Vujovic, Duka and Ilic guilty on Friday of taking part in the abuse and torture of Bosniak and Croat civilians at the police station in Bileca and in a student dormitory in the southern town.

7/11/2016

The FARC’s 1st Front reiterated its rejection of ongoing peace talks with Colombia’s government this week. But they’re not the only “problem front.” Other guerrilla units are suspected to follow suit.

7/11/2016

Mr Cheyre was a young officer at the time of General Augusto Pinochet's coup.He was accused of complicity in the killing of left-wing activists in the northern city of La Serena. The operation was part of the notorious Caravan of Death.

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