Guatemala indicts fourth former top military official for Maya genocide

World Nov 30, 2019

Guatemala indicts fourth former top military official for Maya genocide

Guatemala's human rights prosecutor on Friday indicted another former top military official for genocide and crimes against humanity committed during the bloodiest phase of the Central American country's 36-year civil war. A military operations chief under deceased Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt, Luis Enrique Mendoza ...

ICC authorizes probe into Myanmar abuses of Rohingya

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Nov 15, 2019

ICC authorizes probe into Myanmar abuses of Rohingya

The International Criminal Court on Thursday approved a long-awaited full investigation into Myanmar's alleged abuse of Rohingya Muslims, including crimes against humanity and persecution. The Hague-based war crimes court said in a statement it "authorized the prosecutor to proceed with an investigation for the alleged ...