Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday cleared a policeman of killing protesters during massive protests against the former President Hosni Mubarak on 28 February of last year, dubbed the “Friday of Anger,” MENA reported.
The Sri Lankan government's campaign to stave off any U.N. call to investigate its wartime conduct is hampering efforts to heal long-simmering ethnic tensions, according to Tamil politicians, rights activists and clergy members.
A Swiss judge is resigning from Cambodia’s U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal because a Cambodian counterpart opposes his investigations of new suspects, a move that Amnesty International said Tuesday shows how political influence threatens the effort to seek justice for victims of Khmer Rouge atrocities.
In a new report to be presented this week in Geneva, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has alarmed the UN and the international community that Nepal could go for blanket amnesty for all conflict-era crimes.
Prosecutors at The Hague war crimes court said on Thursday after securing their first ever conviction that Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo must get close to the maximum 30 years in jail for sending children into battle.