Justice Gap For Kosovo 20 Years On

Expand A grave in Kosovo: “Unidentified.” © FRED ABRAHAMS ⁄ HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH This week marks 20 years since the end of the Kosovo war. What began as systematic Serbian state oppression led to attacks by an ethnic Albanian armed group, a vicious government response, and 78 days of NATO airstrikes. Civilians paid a hefty […]

Liberia: Video Appeal for War Crimes Court

May 14, 2019 Video Liberia: Video Appeal for War Crimes Court Liberian citizens called on President George Weah to support a war crimes court to bring justice for atrocities committed during Liberia’s civil wars.   (Monrovia) – Liberian citizens called on President George Weah in a video released today by an array of local and […]

Sri Lanka: Failed Pledges Mar 10 Years Since War’s End

Expand Women mourn at the graves of their relatives who died in 2009 during the last days of the war in Mullivaikkal, Sri Lanka, May 18, 2015. © 2015 AP Photo (New York) – Ten years since the end of Sri Lanka’s brutal civil war, the government has failed to provide justice for the conflict’s many […]

Malaysia: Don’t Quit International Criminal Court

Expand Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, left, passes the opening speech to King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah during the opening of the 14th parliament session at the Parliament House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, March 11, 2019.  © 2019 AP Photo/Vincent Thian (New York) – Malaysia’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) barely […]

Guatemala: New Attack on Anti-Corruption Body

(New You are able to) &ndash The choice through the government of President Jimmy Morales to expel investigators using the Worldwide Commission against Impunity in Guatemala is really a major blow to efforts to create corrupt officials to justice, Human Legal rights Watch stated today. Expand Guatemala’s President Jimmy Morales attends the South America and […]

Ethiopia’s Torture Problem and the Court of Public Opinion

Ethiopia’s condition broadcaster EBC aired a documentary now, detailing numerous terrible functions of torture transported out by security services recently. Many Ethiopians were shocked and outraged. Expand Screenshot from EBC documentary&nbspdetailing numerous terrible functions of torture transported out by security services recently. &copy 2018 EBC/YouTube These allegations aren’t new. Human legal rights groups have documented […]