A fair trial for Hissene Habré would strike a blow against the cycle of impunity in which leaders brutalize their countries, pillage their treasuries and then eventually move next door to join their bank accounts.
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We have a duty to bear witness against those who commit crimes against humanity. To forget the dead would be akin to killing them a second time.
Renown South African Jurist Richard Goldstone has completed a comprehensive report on the war crimes committed during the Israeli war started against Hamas in the Gaza Strip on Nov. 4, 2008.
Now, after more than a half-century of letting political leaders literally get away with murder, a new model of international justice is taking shape.
The U.N. will undermine its already limited credibility with frustrated Congolese civilians if this offensive against the FDLR goes ahead as planned.
Darfur is lost in the wilderness of the law behind genocide. Whoever emerges the strongest will dictate, for the books, what happened in the region.
Despite the claims of the Colombian government and those in the U.S. eager to consummate "free trade" pacts, the human rights situation in that country is deteriorating fast.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A judge at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal Wednesday rejected challenges by Radovan Karadzic and said the U.N. court h...
Today's sentence against Fujimori is a victory against impunity, and a repudiation of the notion that government leaders are bound by no limits when it comes to national security.
Many people know that the U.S. has intervened in Latin American politics. Rarely do discussions of this proceed beyond a verbal slapping ourselves on the wrists for having "meddled."
"Never again" has turned into "once again," and history repeats itself with genocide in Darfur.
American-Jewish organizations, which had for years supported Turkey's agenda on the Armenian Genocide in the U.S. Congress, were incensed by Turkish condemnations of Israel.
ARUSHA, Tanzania — A former Rwandan army colonel was convicted Thursday of genocide and crimes against humanity for masterminding the killings o...
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