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: A Rare Victory for Justice
October 31, 2014

A court ruling in London yesterday marked a rare victory in the search for justice for torture and other abuses by the UK, US, and allies in the years after the attacks of September 11, 2001.

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Dispatches: Beware the Share Button in Russia
October 30, 2014

These days in Russia anti-government critics would do well to know that the authorities scrutinize their every word and action waiting for a chance to pick from an array of vague laws to pursue charges that can silence the criticism.

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Dispatches: What the Ferguson Commission Needs to Tackle
October 29, 2014

The protests that followed the police shooting of unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, last August laid bare bitter and longstanding tensions between residents of the overwhelmingly black township and its majority-white police force.

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Dispatches: Afghan Child Rape Case Brings Hope, Call for Action
October 28, 2014

On Saturday, something rare occurred in Afghanistan: a Kabul court convicted a man of raping a 10-year-old girl. Rapes are rarely reported and even less frequently tried in Afghan courts.

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Dispatches: Hypocrisy and Syria’s Refugees
October 28, 2014

Security conditions for more than 3 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Iraq are rapidly deteriorating as rights and protections are corroded under the weight of the protracted crisis and its spillover effects.

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Dispatches: Nobel Laureates Press Obama on CIA Torture
October 27, 2014

Twelve Nobel Peace Prize winners last night joined their voices to growing calls for US President Barack Obama to release the nearly 500-page summary of a report detailing the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of torture and other abuse as part of its post 9/11 detention and interrogation program.

October 24, 2014

Indonesia’s media freedom sustained a worrying blow on Friday when a court in Jayapura, on the country’s easternmost island of Papua, convicted French journalists Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat of &ldqu

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Dispatches: Memo to Russia on Ukraine Cluster Munitions
October 23, 2014

On October 23, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Alexander Lukashevich, said on the ministry’s Twitter account that the Ukrainian government’s use of cluster munitions showed the “barbaric nature of Kiev’s punitive operation,” the Kremlin’s term for the armed conflict in eastern Ukra