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Rohingya Genocide: ‘We’re going to crack on them severely and fast’

Rohingya Genocide: ‘We’re going to crack on them severely and fast’

Video Provides Evidence of Crimes Against Rohingya in Burma In a new short film released today (27 September 2018), Fortify Rights exposed footage of a Myanmar Army soldier explaining to a group of civilians how the ...

If Taylor Can Be Tried For War Crimes, Why Not Kissinger, Putin, Bush, etc.?

If Taylor Can Be Tried For War Crimes, Why Not Kissinger, Putin, Bush, etc.?

Should Vladimir Putin be studying the conviction of Charles Taylor, the former Liberian president? What about Henry Kissinger? It’s striking that the very same legal reasoning could apply to those in Washington, M ...

A Historic Moment for International Justice

A Historic Moment for International Justice

The conviction of Charles Taylor last week prompted mixed scenes of celebration and outrage across Liberia – the country he ruled with an iron first, and Sierra Leone – the country he brutalised by facilitating t ...

Who Will Arrest Bosco Ntaganda, “The Lord of Impunity”?

Who Will Arrest Bosco Ntaganda, “The Lord of Impunity”?

The "general" has been implicated in rape, the abduction of child soldiers and possible ethnic cleansing. Why has Ntaganda remained so elusive and untouchable? Is it really possible that the 17,000 UN peacekeeping ...

The Legacy of a Serbian War Criminal

The Legacy of a Serbian War Criminal

Today's intervention in Libya - despite the muddled protestations of far left and anti-war groups - has its roots in Mladic's butchery, the world's failure to prevent it and determination that the same should not unf ...

Burma: Prisoner Amnesty Fail

Burma: Prisoner Amnesty Fail

Last week's prisoner amnesty in Burma was the latest in a series of superficial changes that have done nothing to move the country away from authoritarian military rule. Branded a ‘sick joke’ by Human Rights Watc ...