''I am not a monster. I'm also not a God. In the best case I'm an angel,'' muses a doctor in a Dutch play about euthanasia, before delivering a lethal injection to an old friend, a cancer patient. The Good Death is playing to packed houses across The Netherlands, which became the first country to legalise euthanasia in 2002.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court warned Sudan on Saturday he will move against more officials soon if Khartoum fails to arrest suspects he has sought for a year over crimes in Darfur. Luis Moreno Ocampo told Reuters in an interview he planned to present evidence against new suspects to ICC judges before the end of the year.
Former Liberian president Charles Taylor funded and armed a rebel leader in neighbouring Sierra Leone, one of his top aides told a United Nations-backed war crimes court on Wednesday. Taylor is on trial for orchestrating rape, murder, mutilation and recruitment of child soldiers during the 1991 to 2002 Sierra Leone civil war.