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Why Bush won't be prosecuted over CIA torture
Despite damning Senate report's revelations, chances of seeing Bush-era leaders in the dock are slim.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2014 08:23 GMT
Calls for prosecution after 'torture report'
US Senate report on CIA interrogation tactics justifies reopening criminal investigations, rights advocates say.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2014 08:31 GMT
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
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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