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Guatemala ex-dictator must appear in genocide case
Posted on 24 Jan 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Former dictator Efrain Rios Montt must appear in criminal court in a genocide case involving crimes against indigenous Guatemalans during his de-facto government in the 1980s, a federal prosecutor said Saturday. The retired general... Read More

Khmer Rouge chief jailer gets life in prison
Posted on 6 Feb 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

PHNOM PENH Cambodia (AP) - A U.N.-backed tribunal's Supreme Court lengthened the sentence for the Khmer Rouge's chief jailer to life imprisonment on Friday because of his "shocking and heinous" crimes against the Cambodian people... Read More

Philippine rights office to investigate mass grave
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MANILA Philippines (AP) - The Philippines' human rights commission said Monday that it would investigate a report by the military that it has exhumed a mass grave containing at least 30 suspected victims of Full version (available to lexis.com... Read More

Cambodia genocide defendant ruled unfit for trial
Posted on 17 Sep 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

PHNOM PENH Cambodia (AP) - One of the leaders of the former Khmer Rouge regime will be set free after a court in Cambodia ruled Thursday that she was medically unfit to stand trial for genocide, a decision survivors called Full version (available... Read More

ICC prosecutor: Sudan may face more Darfur charges
Posted on 15 Dec 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Sudan may face more charges for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in Darfur, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Thursday. Fatou Bensouda told the U.N. Security Council that crimes continue... Read More