Crime against humanity
The rights watchdog says the alleged abuse was committed over four years by the members of five armed organisations in the conflict-torn country.
Jean-Pierre Bemba, a former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, led a campaign of rape and murder in neighbouring Central African Republic in 2002-3.
News that the former president of Chad has been convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity has been met with celebration.
Habré ruled Chad from 1982-1990 Investigators told trial he was responsible for 40,000 killings and torture of 200,000 people He denied all charges, refuses court’s authority Victims campaigned for 25
Hissene Habre has been found guilty of crimes against humanity for ordering the killing and torture of thousands of political opponents during his rule from 1982-1990.
This article sets out how Armenians generally view the context, events and implications of the massacres of ethnic Armenians living in the Ottoman
Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial today at the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity
Judge Theodor Meron has presided over the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia for the past five years. A court which has managed
Since 1993 the International Criminal Tribunal of the former Yugoslavia in the Hague has sought to bring to justice perpetrators of atrocities during
The former commandant of one of the harshest prisons of Romania’s communist era has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for crimes against humanity
In Cambodia, opposition leader Sam Rainsy leads prayers on the 40th anniversary of the fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge. #Cambodge : 40e
Rebel Serb leader Goran Hadzic has arrived in Belgrade after being granted temporary release on medical grounds by the International Criminal
The so-called Islamic State are suspected of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity during attacks on ethnic and religious groups in Iraq.
Shouting, ‘government murderers, we want them back alive!’ protesters in Mexico City demanded action in relation to the disappearance on 26th