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Law Forbidding Pardons of Crimes Against Humanity (August 07, 2015) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

On July 1, 2015, Argentina's Senate passed legislation that forbids pardons, amnesties, and the commutations of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against humanity; Genocide; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Argentina

New War Crimes Court Approved (August 07, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On August 3, 2015, the Parliament of Kosovo approved the establishment of a special court, a ...

Topic: Judiciary; War crimes; International affairs
Jurisdiction: Kosovo

Former Chad Dictator Hissene Habre's Trial Adjourned to September (July 28, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

On July 21, 2015, the trial of the former President of Chad, Hissène Habré, before the ...

Topic: Crimes against humanity; International affairs; Judiciary; War crimes
Jurisdiction: African Union; Chad; Senegal

Former Chad Dictator Hissene Habre's Trial Opens in Dakar (July 21, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

On July 20, 2015, the trial of former Chadian President Hissène Habré before the Extraordinary African ...

Topic: Crimes against humanity; International affairs; Judiciary; War crimes
Jurisdiction: African Union; Chad; Senegal

Legislation Gives Benefits to War-Time Rape Victims (June 05, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On May 29, 2015, by a vote of 86 to 3, the parliament of Croatia passed ...

Topic: Crimes against women; Sex offenses; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Croatia

Supreme Court Strikes Down Amnesty Provision in Truth and Reconciliation Law (March 17, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On February 26, 2015, Nepal's Supreme Court struck down the amnesty provision in the Truth and ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties; Judiciary; Supreme court; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Two Commissions on War Crimes Established (February 25, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 10, 2015, the government of Nepal established two commissions to investigate allegations of war ...

Topic: Executive agencies; Government; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Militia Leader Sentenced (November 10, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On November 7, 2014, a military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gave a ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Military justice; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Release of Prisoners Based on State or Security Reasons (October 23, 2014) by Ruth Levush

On July 29, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Government Law (Amendment No. 9), 5774-2014 ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Terrorism; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Israel

Gaza War Crimes Commission to Be Formed (July 30, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 23, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution after concluding ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties; War crimes
Jurisdiction: U.N. Human Rights Council

Policy Paper on Sexual and Gender-Based Crime (June 13, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 6, 2014, Fatou Bensouda, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), issued ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against humanity; Human rights and civil liberties; International Criminal Court; Sex offenses; War crimes
Jurisdiction: International Criminal Court

Convicted War Criminal Sentenced (May 30, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On May 23, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) sentenced Germain Katanga, a militia leader from ...

Topic: International organizations; Sentencing; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; International Criminal Court

Human Rights Council to Investigate Alleged War Crimes Committed During Civil War (April 04, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On March 27, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council voted to start an investigation into ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties; International organizations; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka; United Nations

Militia Leader Convicted of War Crimes (March 20, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On March 7, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Germain Katanga, a former militia leader ...

Topic: International Criminal Court; International organizations; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; International Criminal Court

Rights Expert Calls for Stronger Judicial System (March 11, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Suliman Baldo, the United Nations independent expert on human rights in Mali, recently expressed his concern ...

Topic: International organizations; Judiciary; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Mali; United Nations

Call for War Crimes Investigation (February 27, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On February 24, 2014, Navanetham Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR), called ...

Topic: International organizations; Judiciary; Religious minorities; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Rights Groups Decry New Amnesty Law (February 14, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On February 4, 2014, the legislature of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approved a ...

Topic: International affairs; Peace; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

First Execution of War Criminal Convicted by International Crimes Tribunal (January 09, 2014) by Shameema Rahman

Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, convicted of atrocities in Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, ...

Topic: Capital punishment; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Supreme Court Rules Government Ordinance on Truth and Reconciliation Commission to Be Unconstitutional (January 08, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On January 2, 2014, Nepal's Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional an ordinance adopted by the Maoist-led government ...

Topic: Constitution; Human rights and civil liberties; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Nepal

Tribunal Issues Death Sentences for War Crimes (November 12, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On November 3, 2013, the International Crimes Tribunal for Bangladesh handed down death sentences to two ...

Topic: Crimes against humanity; Genocide; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

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Last updated: August 07, 2015