The small West African country has its own long history of human rights abuses. The Gambia's Justice Minister says those experiences — along with memories of the world's silence on the Rwandan genocide — inspired The Gambia to bring a case against Myanmar to the International Court of Justice.
ISIS fighters committed heinous crimes. Thousands are now locked up in camps and prisons across northern Syria. But the evidence against them is flimsy and the cost of justice, high. What should happen to them?
The Tamrazyans, a family of five whose asylum claim had previously been denied, were spared deportation after the four government coalition parties on Tuesday agreed to review several hundred asylum cases involving children who’d spent most of their lives in the Netherlands or were born there.
When a Columbus, Ohio, church heard The World’s story on the Netherlands congregation's efforts to shelter an Armenian family facing deportation, it sounded familiar. After all, the Columbus church was sheltering an undocumented Mexican immigrant, too. So, the pastor from Ohio flew to The Hague to help.
The International Criminal Court in The Hague is considering whether to authorize an official war crimes inquiry for Afghanistan. Suspected perpetrators include not only the Taliban and ISIS, but also Afghan government forces, and even the US CIA.
The International Criminal Court has found the Congolese warlord, Thomas Lubanga, guilty of recruiting and using child soldiers between 2002 and 2003. It is the court's first verdict since it was set up 10 years ago.
The verdict in the trial of former Liberian leader Charles Taylor is expected on Thursday. Taylor is charged with war crimes in neighboring Sierra Leone, and people in that West African country are hoping for a guilty verdict.
The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic was suspended Thursday because of a clerical error by the prosecution. Earlier, the court heard a detailed description of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, which Mladic is accused of ordering.
Europe was barely given a mention during the final Presidential debate. Willem Post is with the Clingendael Institute for International Relations in the Hague. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Post about the Europe snub.