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Power-sharing deal to end horrific crimes in Sudan

Responding to the news that a power-sharing deal has been reached between Sudan’s military leaders and the opposition party, Kumi Naidoo, Secretary General of...

Amnesty reports exposes war crimes against Boko Haram in Cameroon

Detainees subjected to severe beatings, agonising stress positions and drownings, with some tortured to death Widespread torture at 20 sites, including four military bases, two...
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Ex-DR Congo Vice President Jailed 18 Years For War Crimes

Bemba, a former vice-president of DR Congo, was convicted in March of crimes committed in the neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR) in 2002-2003. He was...
AFP/File / Tanvir Ahammed Leader of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami party Motiur Rahman Nizami sits inside a van as he is taken to a prison after being sentenced at the International Crimes Tribunal court in Dhaka, in October 2014

Supreme Court Upheld Death Sentence For Bangladesh Islamist leader

Motiur Rahman Nizami was convicted of murder, rape and orchestrating the killing of intellectuals during the country's 1971 war of independence. He was tried by...

Nigeria Fails To Fight Impunity For War Crimes – AI

The London-based rights group called for an investigation last year of nine senior commanders, including Major General Ahmadu Mohammed, for possible criminal responsibility for...
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Gbagbo pleads not guilty on his first The Hague Hearing

The 70-year-old Gbagbo, president of Cote d'Ivoire from 2000 to 2011, stands trial with the 43-year-old Charles Ble Goude, another Ivorian political leader, for...

ICC approves examination concerning claimed atrocities in Georgia

In October last year, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda asked for authorization to proceed with an investigation into the situation in Georgia, for war crimes...
Palestinian Hamas militants take part in a parade to mark the 11th anniversary of the Israeli assassination of Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin in Gaza city, on March 22, 2015. (Xinhua/Wissam Nassar)

Hamas accuses Israel of war crimes against the Palestinian people

An Islamic Hamas movement spokesman accused Israel on Sunday of committing "war crimes" against young men in Gaza on Friday, killing seven and wounding...
Mr Chukwuemeka Eze (front row 2nd right), the Executive Director, WANEP and Mr Emmanuel Bombande (front row middle), former Executive Director of WANEP in a group photo

57.10 percent of Ghanaians are not aware of the Responsibility To Protect

The research also shows that three out of 10 institutions with the responsibility to protect citizens were not aware of the R2P concept. The R2P...
Palestinian Hamas militants take part in a parade to mark the 11th anniversary of the Israeli assassination of Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin in Gaza city, on March 22, 2015. (Xinhua/Wissam Nassar)

Gaza offensive in affirmation points at Hamas of war crimes

Israel released on Sunday an official report on its military campaign against the Gaza Strip last summer, and claims that its massive offensive is...

Muhammad Kamaruzzaman taste death at last

Bangladesh on Saturday night executed Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, an Islamist party leader convicted of war crimes, which is the second execution for crimes against humanity...
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Court hands severe sentences to accomplices of ex-Chadian president

A Chadian special criminal court sitting in N'Djamena for the last three months on Wednesday sentenced about 20 former senior officials in the...
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Chadian court to rule on case of Hissene Habre accomplices

Chad's Court of Appeal will this Wednesday deliver its verdict in the case facing senior officials of the secret police service of Chad's ex-president...

UN accuses Syrian troops, Islamic State of war crimes

Syrian government troops used chemical agents, likely chlorine, in eight separate incidents in April and May, a UN report on human rights says. "The Government...

Islamic State responsible for massive violations in Iraq-UN

Mass murders, systematic rape and enslavement have become the calling cards of the Sunni extremist group Islamic State in the parts of Iraq it...

ICC Wont Step Down Trial of African Leaders

Congolese rebel Bosco Ntaganda is the latest African to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Mr. Ntaganda faces several counts...