February 8, 2014

Le tribunal créé à Dakar par l’Union africaine et le Sénégal pour juger les principaux responsables des crimes internationaux commis au Tchad sous le régime de Hissène Habré célèbre aujourd’hui son premier anniversaire.

December 25, 2013

В последние дни президенты Германии, Франции и США заявили о том, что не будут присутствовать на Зимних Олимпийских играх в Сочи в феврале 2014 года.

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Dispatches: UK Still Needs To Account for Abuses in Iraq
December 17, 2014

In a week where torture has been high on the agenda, the second public inquiry (Al Sweady) into alleged British abuses in Iraq has issued its report into allegations of abuse concerning a 2004 incident, finding a mixed picture.

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Dispatches: Taking Care of the Caregivers
December 17, 2014

In early December, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution on “global health and foreign policy.” As the title suggests, it was a bit of a grab bag, covering issues such as vaccines, strengthening health systems, and Ebola.

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Dispatches: Tobacco Industry Moves to Stem Child Labor
December 17, 2014

Last summer, thousands of children, many only 12 or 13 years old, worked in US tobacco fields and curing barns, often suffering acute nicotine poisoning from their contact with the plants. But next summer, the picture may be different, thanks to a rapid series of policy changes by major players in the tobacco industry.

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Dispatches: India’s Opportunity to Lead With a Freer Internet
December 16, 2014

In May 2012, during a parliamentary debate, Arun Jaitley, then-leader of the opposition, argued that the rules governing the Internet in India restricted such a wide range of expression that they were a threat to free speech.

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Dispatches: Uniting Against the Pakistan School Massacre
December 16, 2014

The attack on a school in Peshwar in northwestern Pakistan that left at least 145 dead – almost all of them children – sets a new low of depravity for the Pakistani Taliban.

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Dispatches: Shining a Light on US Police Killings
December 16, 2014

The police killings of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in Staten Island, New York have prompted an obvious question: how often do people die in interactions with police in the United States?

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时评:团结应对巴基斯坦校园屠杀案
December 16, 2014

巴基斯坦西北大城白沙瓦发生攻击校园事件,至少造成145人死亡──死者几乎都是学生──反映巴基斯坦塔利班组织已堕落到空前的邪恶境地。这椿悲剧,尽管规模骇人,但其闯入校园滥杀无辜的模式,不论在巴基斯坦或世界各地,都已过分频繁地发生。

December 14, 2014

Just two weeks after conflict broke out in South Sudan on December 15, 2013, with evidence that war crimes were in progress, the African Union (AU)’s Chairperson took action. Dr.