crimes against humanity

Latvia’s Saeima notes Ottoman genocide against Armenians

On Thursday, May 6, the Latvian Saeima adopted a declaration on the Armenian genocide carried out during the time of the Ottoman Empire, honoring the memory of all the victims of the Armenian genocide and paying tribute to the survivors.…

Julian Assange tortured to give governments and army the freedom to kill

Tonight I received a letter that Fabio wrote and addressed to some English politicians. We reworked it together making it an open letter addressed to those who, in various ways, are involved in the dramatic situation of Julian Assange: to…

After documenting land grabs in their reserve, 18 indigenous and black leaders detained in Nicaragua

The president of the autonomous indigenous government is still detained Princess Barberena, a black Kriol environmental and feminist activist from Nicaragua has been detained by Nicaraguan soldiers on September 27, along with Kriol forest ranger Roger Joseph and 16 other black and indigenous…

More than 200 entities reinforce motion against Bolsonaro at Hague Tribunal

Complaint against the president stalled in the hands of a prosecutor; endorsment may increase pressure to move forward The Brazilian Association of Jurists for Democracy (ABJD) gained the support of 223 civil organizations, political parties and social movements in Brazil,…

Celebrating International Criminal Justice Day

Pursuit of Justice for Serious Crimes Continues Amidst Challenges July 17 marks International Criminal Justice Day, commemorating the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This is a moment to…

Kosovo: War Crimes Indictment Advances Justice

Witness Protection Essential The indictment made public on June 24, 2020 against Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi and other former Kosovo Liberation Army leaders advances justice for war crimes and crimes against humanity during and after the 1998-1999 Kosovo war, Human Rights Watch…