WikiLeaks founder and Australian whistleblower Julian Assange has exposed the crimes of the US and other Western nations and now a crime has been committed against him by his arrest, says veteran British politician and broadcaster George Galloway.
Romania's former president Ion Iliescu has been ordered to stand trial for crimes against humanity for his role in the deadly aftermath of the 1989 revolution that toppled the country's communist regime, prosecutors say.
The Syrian government has demanded an independent and international mechanism to investigate the crimes being perpetrated against civilians by the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.
The International Criminal Court has opened a preliminary probe into Myanmar military's crimes, including killings, sexual violence and forced deportations, against members of the Rohingya Muslim minority group in the Southeast Asian nation.
In a large-scale anti-crime operation, the Brazilian police have arrested 1,027 adults and 75 teenagers for domestic violence, murder, illegal possession of firearms, and drug dealing, among other crimes.
The number of murders and other violent crimes involving weapons continues to rise in England and Wales, official figures show, despite years of initiated efforts to decrease crime rates across the UK.
Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo slammed the UN’s response to “tragic cases of genocide and crimes against humanity” over the past two decades, urging the international community to become vigilant to prevent the repeat of such crimes.
UN human rights investigators have accused security forces and militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) of committing atrocities amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity in the restive central region of Kasai.
Nigeria’s military has committed war crimes and crimes against humanity including torture, rape and killing civilians during its fight against Islamist insurgency Boko Haram, human rights group Amnesty International said on Thursday.