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Serbia’s premier will attend the annual commemoration of the founding of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska, defying a ruling by the country’s state-level Constitutional Court.


Bangladesh's Supreme Court upheld the death penalty for a top Islamist party leader on Wednesday for atrocities committed during the country's war of independence from Pakistan more than four decades ago, a government lawyer said.


Sri Lanka’s new government has been lauded for efforts at reconciliation after a devastating civil war. Yet, civilians are still being abducted, tortured and sexually abused by security forces, according to a report published today.


The Guatemalan authorities on Wednesday arrested 18 former military officers on charges related to massacres and disappearances during the 1980s, the bloodiest period of the country’s 36-year civil war.


Marsha Small used ground-penetrating radar to survey beneath the cemetery on the Chemawa Indian School campus near Salem, Oregon. As she worked, she prayed to the children, even though her Northern Cheyenne language would sound foreign to them because the children buried in this earth had been brought to the school from reservations and tribal lands throughout the western United States.


The head of an official British investigation into alleged abuses during the Iraq War says that U.K. soldiers may face prosecution for crimes including murder.


The witness, a slight middle-aged woman, wanted to tell the court about something that had happened to her, something terrible that she said she had kept to herself for more than 30 years. As she faced the judges, she was just steps away from the man on trial, Hissène Habré, once Chad’s all-powerful and much-feared president.


Borislav Paravac, a Serb former member of Bosnia’s tripartite presidency, was charged with taking part an attack that killed several hundred Bosniaks and Croatians in Doboj and Teslic in 1992 and 1993.


A Rwandan court has sentenced a former pentecostal pastor to life in prison for leading a massacre of people sheltering in his church during the 1994 genocide, reports said Thursday.


In the final days of 2015, Montenegrin human rights campaigners again urged the authorities to set up a research and documentation centre to gather facts about the crimes committed during the 1990s conflicts, as the government has been promising for years.