Crimes Against Humanity

Lady in Red! Amal Clooney Makes a Colorful Splash at the United Nations as She Heads Back to Work

This new mama is on a mission!<p>After giving birth to twins <b>Ella</b> and <b>Alexander</b> in early June with husband <b>George Clooney</b>, <b>Amal Clooney</b> has officially …

Amal Clooney

UN sets up probe of IS atrocities in Iraq Yahoo7 News

UN sets up probe of IS atrocities in Iraq<p>United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously decided to set up an …

Australian News

UN must try to end Israeli occupation 'within set timeframe': Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on the United Nations on Wednesday to pursue efforts to "bring an end to Israeli occupation of the state …

Israel

UN creates team to investigate IS war crimes in Iraq as 'caliphate' crumbles

The so-called "Islamic State" has been repeatedly accused of committing atrocities in Iraq. The UN is now ready to make sure evidence of potential …

World News

Long-hidden World War II files offer another way to prosecute war crimes

This is not a golden age for international justice. Donald Trump’s secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, has reportedly decided to close the US’s war …

European History

Germany: Parties Differ on Human Rights Approach

Three parties, the SPD (Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands – Social Democratic Party of Germany), Bündnis90/Die Grünen (Alliance 90/The Greens) …

Rights & Freedoms

Genocide - Burundians Pinned in Ntaganzwa Trial

[New Times] The Specialised Chamber for International Crimes at the High Court Tuesday proceeded with the trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas …

Africa

17 Annoying Habits That Are Clearly Cries For Attention

Filed Under:<p>lol<br>• tips<br>• reddit<br>• fails<br>• social media<br>• attention<p>We like you. Do you like us too?<p>en_US<p>CollegeHumor<p>These are the …

Humor

Congolese troops shoot dozens of Burundian refugees in DRC

Thousands of Burundi refugees have fled their country to the DRC in order to escape violence. Yet across the border, clashes with Congolese security …

Africa

Unwelcome in Israel, African refugees dream of home

AFP — Tens of thousands of Africans who fled misery at home for safety in Israel are living in limbo, fearing deportation though some have lived in …

Israel

Six Argentinians sentenced to life for 'Dirty War' role

Defendants convicted of committing crimes against humanity during Argentina's 'Dirty war' era in the 1970s.<p>Six Argentinians have been sentenced to life after being convicted of committing crimes against humanity during the country's right-wing military rule from 1976-1983.<p>Argentina suffered one of …

News

Statement Jeans Are Fun to Look At, But an Insult to Pantkind

When clear-knee jeans hit the internet this spring, regular jeans knelt on their sorry opaque knees and wept. For generations, jeans had been the …

Clothing

Does Myanmar violence amount to human rights crimes?

(Reuters) - Myanmar stands accused by rights groups of ethnic cleansing and human rights violations after violence broke out in the northwestern state of Rakhine, triggering an exodus of about 400,000 Rohingya Muslims to southern Bangladesh.<p>At least 400 people have been killed, and thousands of …

Aung San Suu Kyi

Tumi Morake Did Not Bully Me Or Any White Person, For That Matter

There is nothing that makes a bully drape himself in feigned victimhood as quickly as someone standing up to him and calling out his behaviour. We …

Racism

French court hears extradition appeal in Argentine disappearance case - Americas - RFI

The court in Versailles heard an Argentine government appeal against a lower court's refusal to extradite Mario Arturo Sandoval, who is accused of …

Latin America

Genocides within The 20th & 21st Century

The 20th century time frame gave birth to a new that evil exists upon the planet humans call home. It has been labeled many names ranging from …

History

Venezuela crisis: UN calls for probe into human rights violations

The UN’s Human Rights Council accused the Venezuelan government of ‘crushing democratic institutions and critical voices’<p>The UN rights chief has warned of possible “crimes against humanity” in Venezuela, prompting the crisis-wracked country to accuse his office of wielding human rights as “a …

Rights & Freedoms

Israeli Muslims protest Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Dozens of Arab citizens of Israel have demonstrated outside the embassy of Myanmar in Tel Aviv to protest the treatment of Rohingya Muslims by the Rangoon authorities.<p>Monday's protest was organized by the Islamic Movement in Israel.<p>Protest leader Ibrahim Sarsour said the …

World News

Amnesty documents crimes against humanity in Myanmar

Amnesty International's crisis response director, Tirana Hassan, tells The World Today the stories of brutality she has documented from Myanmar in …

Amnesty International

No ‘one size fits all’ solution for intrepid international jurists on the world stage

International jurists are brave pioneers blazing an uncertain and precarious trail through a maze of political, financial and other daunting …

Africa

UN human rights chief eyes ‘crimes against humanity’ by Venezuela security forces

The United Nations human rights chief said on Monday that Venezuelan security forces may have committed crimes against humanity on protesters and …

Rights & Freedoms

Burundi: Govt Denies Committing Crimes Against Humanity

(Photo: © 2016 Privé)<i>The UN is accusing Burundi's government of severe human rights violations. Burundi says it is the target of an international</i> …

Africa

Egypt's security forces are enforcing 'torture assembly line'

Human Rights Watch report says President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has given green light for ‘epidemic of torture’ that could amount to crime against humanity<p>Egypt’s president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, has given police and national security officers a green light to use torture with impunity, according to …

Egypt

The Rohingya exodus from Burma is arduous — and sometimes lethal

RANGOON, Burma — More than 140,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled violence in Burma over the past 10 days, carrying with them whatever they can on the perilous journey to Bangladesh and arriving hungry, injured and afraid, if they arrive at all.<p>The mass exodus of Rohingya began on Aug. 25, when members …

World News

Myanmar could be on the brink of genocide, UN expert says

The military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state could be leading to genocide, the United Nations' top official on the subject says.More than …

Australian News

Burundi rejects UN accusations of crimes against humanity

The UN is accusing Burundi's government of severe human rights violations. Burundi says it is the target of an international conspiracy. Is this case …

World News

Egypt: Torture Epidemic May Be Crime Against Humanity

(Beirut) – Under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s regular police and National Security officers routinely torture political detainees with …

Rights & Freedoms

The violence against the Rohingya is a crime against humanity

Last Monday, these pages described the suffering of the Muslim Rohingya people of Myanmar as “a stain on humanity’s conscience”. At the time, some …

Asia

Crimes against humanity committed in Burundi says UN watchdog

Killings, torture, sexual violence, degrading treatment, enforced disappearances and arbitrary arrests have been taking place since April 2015.<p>Crimes …

Africa

UN Report Indicts Burundi

Deutsche Welle, 4 September 2017<p>A team of UN investigators has urged the International Criminal Court to open an inquiry into ongoing crimes against …

Africa