Myanmar’s ruling military has released Ashin Wirathu, a firebrand religious figure, who's been dubbed The Face of Buddhist Terror for his anti-Muslim views.
Some 40,000 people are estimated to have been killed under Habre’s rule of the semi-desert country in the 1980s.
Embassies of both countries in Kabul allege Taliban carried revenge murders of dozens of civilians in southern Kandahar province – a charge insurgents deny as "baseless".
Human Rights Watch has found there were “no evident military targets” in three Israeli air strikes on Gaza and has also accused Palestinian groups of launching indiscriminate attacks on population centres.
Assange’s brother, Gabriel Shipton, says extradition of the Wikileaks founder to the US would be a death sentence for him and press freedom worldwide.
Jovica Stanisic, former head of Serbia's state security service, and his subordinate Franko "Frenki" Simatovic have each been sentenced to 12 years in jail for their roles in the 1990s Balkan wars in which 200,000 people died.
The region’s civilian population faces a serious humanitarian crisis as Ethiopian forces, Tigrayan forces and Eritrean forces are all accused of violent excesses.
The repeal will not bring justice to those who were tortured. It will not bring back those murdered by a bloodthirsty military alliance of “civilised” Western powers.
Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed joins a long list of Nobel Peace Prize recipients who have been accused of war crimes, abuse and genocide.
The NGO is accused of having a close relationship with the Assad regime’s National Defense Forces whilst enjoying cozy ties with France's Defence Ministry and far-right groups.
Despite being convicted of war crimes, the “butcher of Bosnia” continues to be celebrated as a war hero by officials and youth in Serbia and beyond.
If state actors and legal institutions fail to hold Israel to account for its war crimes, it will further undermine a set of laws that are increasingly viewed as applicable only to the weak, not the powerful.
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