/ Jul 17, 2018

Ex-Pinochet colonel captured in Argentina

Argentina says it has captured a former Chilean army colonel convicted of committing crimes against humanity during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Sergio Francisco Jara Arancibia was "one of Chile's most wanted fugitives over murders committed in 1973," Argentina's ministry of security and the nation ...

Jun 27, 2018

Swede jailed for life over Rwanda genocide

A Stockholm court on Wednesday sentenced a Swedish man of Rwandan origin to life in prison for participating in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Theodore Tabaro, 49, was sentenced by the Stockholm district court for "genocide" after he was convicted of murder, attempted murder, and ...

Cease-fire monitors accuse South Sudan and rebels of killing civilians

May 31, 2018

Cease-fire monitors accuse South Sudan and rebels of killing civilians

South Sudan's army massacred civilians, burned children alive and gang-raped women after a supposed cease-fire with rebels in December, according to reports by monitors appointed by the country's East African neighbors over a five-year civil war. South Sudan, which won independence from Sudan in 2011, ...

May 31, 2018

Central African Republic approves war crimes court

The Central African Republic has approved a law creating a special criminal court to investigate allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity during more than a decade of ethnic and religious conflict, a lawmaker said. Hundreds have died in the violence and scores more ...

Mar 4, 2018

Polish group sues Argentine paper under new Holocaust law

A Polish campaign group is suing an Argentinian newspaper it says breached a new law that makes it a criminal offense to suggest Poland was complicit in the Holocaust. In what appeared to be the first legal action under the so-called Holocaust law, just hours ...