Media Coverage

6/28/2011

Mexico’s efforts to reform its weak and widely mistrusted judicial system have broad support among legal professionals, though many are skeptical that it will reduce crime, according to a study.

6/28/2011

El Gobierno argentino prohibió a todas las fuerzas de seguridad del país convocar homenajes a acusados por delitos de lesa humanidad o de atentar contra el orden democrático.

6/28/2011

Islamic militants in Nigeria belonging to the Boko Haram group are being blamed for a series of attacks in the city of Maiduguri including bombings in June that killed at least 28 people.

6/28/2011

At least 2,350 Kenyans claiming to be victims of the 2008 post-election violence have applied to take part in the ongoing cases against the Ocampo Six at The Hague.

6/28/2011

The United Nations Refugee Agency reported in June that 170 women were raped during a raid on a village by an armed group in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

6/27/2011

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica on Monday announced he would reopen some 80 investigations into crimes committed during the country's 1973-1985 military dictatorship, his office said.

6/27/2011

Seven years after the release of shocking images of tortured prisoners in Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, the Supreme Court has turned back the appeal of 26 inmates from that infamous facility who wanted to sue two military contractors for damages.

6/27/2011

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to send a 4,200-strong Ethiopian peacekeeping force to the disputed Sudanese territory of Abyei.

6/27/2011

Pre-Trial Chamber I of the ICC issued three warrants of arrest respectively for Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi, Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah Al-Senussi.

6/27/2011

President Francois Bozize of the Central African Republic has launched an operation to disarm hundreds of rebels at Bocaranga in the northwest, the president's office announced on June 27.

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