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Hunting for justice
When national rule of law breaks down, who steps in to right the wrongs committed by the perpetrators?
South to North
South 2 North
Last updated: 31 Aug 2013 14:05 GMT
Ex-Chad leader arrested in Senegal
Hissene Habre to be tried in special court over alleged political killings and torture during his 1982-1990 rule.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2013 07:25 GMT
Guatemalans hail historic genocide verdict
Ex-military ruler convicted of orchestrating massacres of indigenous Ixil people during 1960 to 1996 civil war.
Last updated: 11 May 2013 09:19 GMT
Former Haiti leader appears in court
Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier appears in court for the first time to face charges of corruption and human rights abuse
Last updated: 01 Mar 2013 06:16 GMT
Senegal steps closer to try ex-Chad leader
New court inaugurated to investigate and possibly try former dictator accused of torturing and murdering dissidents.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2013 14:14 GMT
Spanish court convicts judge Baltasar Garzon
Judge found guilty of ordering illegal recordings in corruption case and suspended from bench for 11 years.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2012 19:11 GMT
Spanish judge defends probe into Franco-era
Baltasar Garzon appears in court to justify his probe into torture, killings and disappearances during dictatorship.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2012 17:19 GMT
Haiti drops 'Baby Doc' rights abuses case
Duvalier to face corruption trial, but rights groups criticise ruling not to charge him over torture and murder claims.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2012 11:26 GMT
Spain's human rights judge goes on trial
Baltasar Garzon, famed for inquiries into abuses in Spain and Latin America, faces charges of abusing judicial powers.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2012 16:45 GMT
Bush cancels visit to Geneva
Organisers say the move was made on security grounds and not because of criminal complaints against him in Swiss courts.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2011 08:04 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Barbarities in Jerusalem and the reasons why
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
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