Media Coverage

1/28/2016

The Bosnian state prosecution filed an indictment against seven former policemen from Janja, charging them with crimes against humanity in the north-eastern town from 1992 to 1994.

1/28/2016

Georgia’s Justice Minister Tea Tsulukiani said that Tbilisi will continue to “cooperate actively” with The Hague-based International Criminal Court, which has authorized its prosecutor to open investigation war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed in the lead up to, during, and after the August, 2008 war in Georgia.

1/28/2016

On the penultimate sitting day of the outgoing Parliament, lawmakers voted to approve the Presidential Security Bill that guarantees lifetime personal security and legal immunity for former heads of state.

1/27/2016

Cabinet Chief Marcos Peña met yesterday with representatives of human rights organisations led by Estela de Carlotto, president of the Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo, at the Casa Rosada to discuss the new government’s stance on human rights issues.

1/27/2016

The International Criminal Court's prosecutors have intensified their investigations into supporters of Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara, chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said on Wednesday.

1/27/2016

Kenya has begun a judicial inquiry into allegations that a Supreme Court judge accepted a $2m (£1.4m) bribe.

1/27/2016

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government has championed the purpose of national reconciliation, which ensures equity, equal opportunity and justice for all. Delivering her 11th state of the nation address at the Capitol Building on Monday, Sirleaf said the 207 recommendations of the defunct Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC) are well advance in implementation.

1/27/2016

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has authorised an investigation into possible war crimes perpetrated during a conflict between Russia and Georgia.

1/27/2016

Afghanistan has failed to remedy a series of chronic human rights abuses ranging from the torture of prisoners by security forces to brutal mistreatment of women, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday.

1/27/2016

Adolf Eichmann, an architect of the Nazi Holocaust, protested his innocence in a final plea against his death sentence, newly released papers show.

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