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Congolese 'Terminator' warlord gets harshest ever ICC sentence
Congolese 'Terminator' warlord gets harshest ever ICC sentence
International Criminal Court judges handed Congolese rebel chief Bosco "Terminator" Ntaganda a 30-year jail term for war crimes on Thursday, the...
UN backs weakened resolution on sexual violence in conflicts
UN backs weakened resolution on sexual violence in conflicts
Nobel Peace Prize laureates Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege called Tuesday for justice for victims of sexual violence in conflict zones, as the...
Amnesty report says SA arms diverted to Yemeni militia
Amnesty report says SA arms diverted to Yemeni militia
An investigation published by Amnesty International on Wednesday suggests South African arms sold to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are being...
CAR's Colonel 'Rambo' to face war crimes charges in The Hague
CAR's Colonel 'Rambo' to face war crimes charges in The Hague
Alfred Yekatom, a former militia leader in the Central African Republic (CAR), was extradited to The Hague on Saturday to stand trial at the...
Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator's abuse
Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator's abuse
The West African state of The Gambia on Monday launched an 11-member truth commission tasked with shedding light on summary executions, disappearances, torture, rape and other crimes under regime of ousted dictator Yahya Jammeh....
US threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes
US threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes
The United States threatened on Monday to arrest and sanction judges and other officials of the International Criminal Court if it moves to...
Bemba's party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote
Bemba's party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote
Former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba's political party on Saturday announced it would appeal a decision to reject his candidacy in Democratic Republic...
Liberians still seek justice for war crimes
Liberians still seek justice for war crimes
As Liberia appears before the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Liberians ask why the government has failed to prosecute those responsible...
Will seven million starving Yemenis ever find justice?
Will seven million starving Yemenis ever find justice?
The last two decades have seen a significant expansion of international, regional and domestic accountability mechanisms for an array of international crimes and a variety of forgotten victims. Much of this activity has been focused on the conduct of senior military and political...
Jean-Pierre Bemba: From DRC vice-president to war criminal
Jean-Pierre Bemba: From DRC vice-president to war criminal
Once a towering figure in business and politics, Jean-Pierre Bemba, a former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, was jailed for 18...
Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
It was a bright, clear morning in Dakar the day the much anticipated Habré judgment was to be delivered. Hundreds of people were pushing to get into...
AU-backed tribunal jails Chadian dictator Hissène Habré
AU-backed tribunal jails Chadian dictator Hissène Habré
Former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré raised his arms in the air and shouted “Down with Francafrique!”, the term used for France’s...

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