A war crimes prosecutor Wednesday indicted nine Bosnian Serbs for killing about 100 Muslim Bosniaks during the Bosnian War, according to Reuters. All nine are men who served in the Bosnian Serb army and are accused of killing dozens of Muslim civilians, including seven entire families, women, the elderly and children. The civilians they allegedly… Read More »
Free and fearless press is essential for an efficient democracy, Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana said on Wednesday underscoring the “noble” role played by journalists in speaking truth to power. A journalist’s profession is as a noble as a lawyer’s, he opined. “For an efficient democracy there has to be a fearless press.… Read More »
Dominique Day, chairperson of the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, Monday called for France to evaluate partnership benefits from working with people of African descent. UN experts visited France to assess issues relating to people of African descent in France and to provide advice on protecting their rights. The experts collaborated… Read More »
The Russian Supreme Court Tuesday ordered the liquidation of Memorial International, one of Russia’s oldest and most well-respected human rights organizations, which was established in the late 1980s to shine a light on crimes committed by the Soviet regime, including the victims of dictator Josef Stalin’s political purges, as well as World War II-era atrocities.