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Rule of Law Essential to Restoring Malian Human Rights
Posted on 12 Oct 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

The rule of law in Mali is at a critical juncture. In the past six months, the nation's government has been toppled by the military, the acting president was nearly beaten to death, there have been Taureg secessionist movements, and radical Islamists... Read More

UN Security Council puts sanctions on Congo rebels
Posted on 22 Nov 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to sanction the leaders of Congo's M23 rebel force, which hours earlier occupied the eastern Congolese city of Goma as U.N. peacekeepers stood by without resisting. But... Read More

Mali seeks International Criminal Court probe
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

THE HAGUE Netherlands (AP) - Mali's justice minister on Wednesday asked prosecutors at the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into "grave and massive" crimes committed in the African nation that was plunged into turmoil... Read More

UN backs shaming of those who use child soldiers
Posted on 25 Sep 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday backed the naming and shaming of governments and armed groups that recruit, kill or sexually attack children in armed conflicts over protests from Russia, China, Pakistan and Azerbaijan... Read More