Tag Archives: Justice
By Sonja Dechian | Published: June 28, 2012
Guest contributor David P. Forsythe, emeritus professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, on the rights of suspected terrorists in the United States.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: April 26, 2012
Guest contributor Nina Schneider explains the controversy surrounding the National Truth Commission in Brazil.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: April 2, 2012
Guest contributor Dr.Vincent Druliolle on the suspension of controversial Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon and the implications for memory and justice in Spain.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: February 1, 2012
A judge has found there is sufficient evidence to try former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: January 24, 2012
January 22 marked the anniversary of the Mendiola Massacre, when 13 farmers were killed by military gun fire at a rally in the Philippines.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: January 13, 2012
Bangladesh has jailed a former leader of the country’s largest Islamist party on charges of masterminding war crimes during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan
By Sonja Dechian | Published: January 12, 2012
January 11 is the tenth anniversary of the opening of the US military’s detention facility at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, where 779 foreign captives have been held.
By Sonja Dechian | Published: January 5, 2012
The last US marine charged over the 2005 killings of 24 civilians in the Iraqi city of Haditha will go on trial in a military courtroom this week
By Sonja Dechian | Published: December 5, 2011
The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor has requested a warrant for Sudan’s defence minister in relation to crimes against humanity committed in Darfur
By Sonja Dechian | Published: December 2, 2011
A woman seeking compensation for her 15-year-old son’s death during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 has been detained and is being held by Chinese authorities