Ali Abdullah Saleh, the outgoing leader of Yemen who was pushed from power in an Arab Spring protest last year, has left the United States after receiving treatment there for injuries he sustained in last year's bombing — part of months of protest leading up to his losing power.
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 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.
DNA testing is making it possible for thousands of families to recover and identify the skeletal remains of loved ones decades after they were murdered or disappeared. But some families are traumatized and distressed by these discoveries.
The International Criminal Court in The Hague has authorized investigations into war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Afghanistan, including alleged crimes by US forces. And, in Mexico, violence against women and girls has sparked outrage and calls for strikes to protest. And governments and businesses are taking increased measures to stem the spread of COVID-19. But the internet is providing some light-hearted reminders on how to keep germs at bay.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said two members of the ICC prosecutor’s staff were driving a political effort to use the ICC to investigate Americans. In response, the ICC released a statement on March 19 that pointedly called those comments by Pompeo “threats.”
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