Media Coverage

7/19/2019

The United Nations Security Council arrived in Colombia on Thursday for a four-day visit to monitor progress and challenges of the country’s peace process.

The ambassadors arrived on Wednesday evening and met with President Ivan Duque and his cabinet, demobilized FARC guerrillas, and civil society representatives.

7/19/2019

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has pointed out in various reports, including Flawed Justice: Accountability for ISIS Crimes in Iraq, that all civil employees are subject to investigation and prosecution under the government's blanket system for dealing with ISIL affiliates under its counter-terrorism law.

7/19/2019

Thousands of mourners gathered Thursday to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II, as Serbian officials continued to dispute that genocide was committed in the eastern Bosnian enclave.

Relatives of the more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys killed by Bosnian Serb troops were among those attending a ceremony at a memorial site that included the burial of 33 newly identified victims of the killings that took place from July 11 to 22, 1995.

7/19/2019

Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in the Philippine president’s bloody anti-drug crackdown.

The London-based rights watchdog said in a study released Monday that extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte’s three-year-old campaign remain rampant and the scale of abuses has reached “the threshold of crimes against humanity.”

7/19/2019

Women were a driving force during months of protests against President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule, before he was replaced by a military council in April.

But the protests didn't stop as demonstrators demanded the military swiftly hand power to civilians, leading to a stand-off and then a crackdown.

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