In the above picture, one of the most powerful photos you will ever see, the father of a car accident victim hugging the drunk-driving teen who caused the crash. The victims father also requested mercy from the court on behalf of the drunk driver who killed his son, stating that the ruining of another […]
Human rights campaigners in Kenya have accused police of carrying out hundreds of extrajudicial executions during an operation against the Mungiki criminal sect. A shadowy and fractured quasi-religious movement, the Mungiki were blamed for a string of grisly murders earlier this year.
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The hunt for a monster can warp the pursuers. The wanted man was one of the most loathsome creatures of modern times: “Ivan the Terrible,” who hacked at his naked victims with a sword as he herded them by the thousands into the gas chambers he operated at the Nazi death camp Treblinka.
Along a rundown track on the outskirts of Cluj-Napoca, a small city in rural Transylvania, a construction site teems with laborers sawing wood, hammering nails and measuring angles.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Biljana Plavsic was released from prison in Sweden Tuesday, after serving two thirds of an 11-year sentence for crimes against humanity.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on Monday refused to appear at the opening day of his long-awaited trial for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. 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.
A Rwandan accused of “complicity” in the massacre of students at the college he headed during the country’s genocide 15 years ago has been arrested in Italy, where he served as a clergyman, an international police agency said. Officers from the Italian Carabinieri and Interpol’s National Central Bureau in Rome, Italy, arrested Emmanuel Uwayezu — who had been wanted in Rwanda, the international police organization Interpol said Wednesday in a news release.
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
Israeli President Shimon Peres rejected a United Nations report on his country’s incursion into Gaza as “one-sided” and “unfair” in an interview with CNN. The U.N.