National Prosecutions


A new full inquest is to be held into the IRA massacre of 10 Protestant workers shot dead in South Armagh in 1976.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.