ICC looms over Sudan elections
President Omar Hasan al- Bashir, one of the International Criminal Court’s most wanted alleged war criminals, is the winner of last week’s first open elections held in Sudan in over two decades.
Kenyan truth commission under fire
Almost two years after the birth of Kenya’s Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC), set up in the aftermath of violent presidential elections, problems continue to plague the body.
Yugoslavia Tribunal hears first witnesses in Karadzic trial
After months of delay, the genocide trial against former President Radovan Karadžic in the Hague last week started hearing the first testimonies by witnesses about atrocities committed during the 1992-95 Bosnian war.
Chilean judge supports Garzon
Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón is facing prosecution, accused of overreaching his judicial powers when investigating atrocities committed during and after the country’s 1936-39 civil war. Retired Chilean judge Juan Guzmán Tapia, who worked closely with Garzón when prosecuting late Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, speaks of political games.