National Prosecutions


The trial of the men accused of murdering Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul in 2018 has resumed in Turkey. Twenty Saudi officials, who are not in Turkey, are being tried in absentia.


The Kosovo Specialist Prosecutor’s Office on Monday urged the pre-trial judge in the case against Hashim Thaci and three other wartime Kosovo Liberation Army guerrillas, all of whom are now senior politicians, that the start of the trial should not be subjected to delays until 2022 as the defense has requested.


A military court handed a life sentence on Monday to militia commander Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka for war crimes including murder, sexual slavery, and child soldier recruitment in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).


A detailed report by Lebanon’s elite Information Branch intelligence agency has found a host of state officials and security agencies responsible for a massive explosion in Beirut’s port in August that killed some 200 people.


The Serbian Interior Ministry has refused to reveal if there is an international arrest warrant for former Serbian Army officer Rajko Kozlina, who never appeared to serve his 15-year sentence for war crimes in Kosovo. The First Basic Court in Belgrade issued a warrant for Kozlina’s arrest in June this year.


The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been urged by an international alliance of parliamentarians to accept a complaint alleging genocide by China against its Uighur Muslim minority.


Kosovo President Hashim Thaci resigned with immediate effect on Thursday after learning that a war crimes tribunal in The Hague had confirmed his indictment for war crimes.


A Kenyan lawyer wanted by International Criminal Court prosecutors for allegedly bribing witnesses has surrendered to authorities in the Netherlands, the court announced Monday.


For the second time in less than two months, opposition members in Peru’s congress persuaded legislators to adopt a motion Monday that requires President Martin Vizcarra to face an impeachment vote.


Eighteen people have gone on trial in Argentina on charges ranging from abduction to crimes against humanity. The prosecution says they were responsible for torture, baby thefts, and killings carried out in three detention centers under military rule between 1976 and 1983.