Stooped from old age and disease, the four surviving leaders of Pol Pot’s communist revolution of 1975, which left perhaps 2 million people dead, at last entered the dock to stand trial at a special tribunal here on Monday.
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Sudan’s President, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, reckons that being on the run is easy. In March, the International Criminal Court indicted al-Bashir for war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in the conflict in Darfur, where at least 200,000 people have died since 2003 in a campaign that the Bush Administration described as government-sponsored genocide
“Hotel Rwanda” star Don Cheadle got a first-hand view of horror when he traveled to the devastated Darfur region of Sudan in 2005.
Disgraced South Korean cloning researcher Hwang Woo-suk on Monday was convicted of embezzling money and illegally buying human eggs, according to state media.
Pop star Madonna plans to help break ground in Malawi on Monday for a school she is building in the impoverished southern African nation, from which she adopted two children. In a letter dated Wednesday and made public Thursday, Karadzic complains that he has not been given the relevant case material on time — and he says the volume of material would have been too much to go through even if he had received it promptly.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic says he intends to boycott the start of his war crimes and genocide trial next week, a spokeswoman for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia said Thursday. The trial is still expected to begin on Monday despite Karadzic’s intended absence, which he announced in a letter to the court, the spokeswoman said
The United States will change its policy on Sudan to pursue greater engagement with the Sudanese government and less isolation, senior U.S. officials said Monday
The governments of Armenia and Turkey will sign a peace agreement in Zurich on Saturday that would normalize relations after nearly a century of animosity between the neighboring nations, the Swiss government said Friday. The signing ceremony comes more than a month after Armenia and Turkey announced they had agreed to start six weeks of “internal political consultations” on two protocols aimed at establishing diplomatic and bilateral relations.
Police in Uganda have arrested and extradited a man who is among the most wanted suspects in the Rwandan genocide.