National Prosecutions

9/15/2014

The state of Rio de Janeiro's Federal Regional Court decided unanimously to reopen the trial that investigate the death and disappearance of Congressman Rubens Paiva, which took place in January 1971.

9/11/2014

The Arusha-based International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) wants to relocate to Uganda, some Rwandans that were acquitted of genocide charges and former convicts that have completed their sentences.

9/8/2014

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) will hand down its appeals judgment on September 29 in the case of two former Rwandan political party leaders, Hirondelle learned on Monday.

9/8/2014

The court will hold new hearings in the Klecka case this month after the EU rule-of-law mission in Kosovo, EULEX, reportedly appealed against the verdict clearing Limaj, an MP and former transport minister, of war crimes against civilians at the improvised jail in Klecka during the late 1990s conflict.

9/8/2014

When Carlos Mario Ospina joined a rightwing paramilitary group in 1997, Colombia's militias were just beginning to extend their writ in his province. To drive out leftist guerillas, they carried out a series of gruesome massacres, forcible disappearances, and murders, often in collusion with state security forces.

9/4/2014

Zimbabwe has reportedly hailed Uganda's Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) saying the east African country runs one of the best JLOS on the continent.

9/4/2014

Police arrested Josipovic and Tesic on Thursday in the Bratunac region of north-eastern Bosnia on suspicion of ordering, organising and overseeing the forced transfer of Bosniak civilians from Potocari near Srebrenica and the detention of several thousand imprisoned men and boys in Bratunac on July 13, 1995.

8/25/2014

El proceso de transición política en Libia sufrió un revés con la abierta contestación de la legitimidad del nuevo Parlamento por parte de los islamistas, que el sábado reivindicaron la toma del aeropuerto de Trípoli.

8/11/2014

For several weeks in July, veteran Nepali women's rights activist Renu Rajbhandari picketed in front of the Constituent Assembly, Nepal's legislative body in Kathmandu, demanding amendment of the country's rape laws.

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