Media Coverage

11/7/2015

Canada’s new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, appointed a younger, more ethnically diverse cabinet this week that—for the first time in Canada’s history—has an equal number of men and women.

11/6/2015

In the end, Thelma Esperanza Aldana Hernández de López surprised everyone. The 60-year-old magistrate, appointed in May 2014 by then-President Otto Pérez Molina as Guatemala’s attorney general, was viewed at the time with deep suspicion by those upset over the ouster of her left-leaning predecessor, Claudia Paz y Paz – who had tried unsuccessfully to prosecute former dictator Efraín Ríos Montt for genocide.

11/6/2015

President Juan Manuel Santos apologized Friday for Colombia’s actions during a 1985 army raid on the Supreme Court in which nearly 100 people were killed after the building was taken hostage by guerrillas.

11/5/2015

Members of Bosnia's State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) have arrested Miodrag Grubacic (51) and Ilija Djajic (44).

11/5/2015

The appeals court in Pristina ruled on Friday that the three former KLA commanders collectively known as the ‘Llapi Group’ were rightfully found guilty in 2013 of torturing wartime prisoners and sentenced to a total of 13 years in prison.

11/4/2015

Turkey has granted access to 30 suspected grave sites in military-controlled areas in northern Cyprus, a move that will significantly speed up exhumation work, an official with a committee searching for missing persons on the war-divided island nation said Thursday.

11/4/2015

The review is the first since 2011 and will involve discussions between Myanmar government officials and other UN member states. According to UN spokesperson Cedric Sapey, Myanmar’s delegation will be headed by Union Attorney General U Tun Shin.

11/4/2015

Colombia’s peace talks received a major blow from Congress after the Senate banned rebel group FARC’s possibility to take part in politics, one of the key agreements to ending half a century of war.

11/4/2015

Last Wednesday, October 28, Guatemala’s judiciary opened a third high-risk court, called group C, which includes a preliminary proceedings judge and a three-judge trial chamber. This new court will be in charge of overseeing complex criminal cases, including cases related to grave crimes committed during the country’s 36-year long internal conflict.

11/4/2015

Kosovo’s War Crime Institute published four new books on the 1998-99 which the government said will be important documents when it begins its attempt to sue Serbia for genocide.

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