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NIGERIA: Failure to prosecute

NIGERIA: Failure to prosecute

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 29, 2012 0

LONDON 29 November 2012 (IRIN) - The major atrocities in northern Nigeria’s violent insurgency have been widely reported: church bombings, including an attack on Christmas Day; attacks on government buildings, newspaper offices, and

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Analysis: Whither human rights in Indonesia?

Analysis: Whither human rights in Indonesia?

November 26, 2012 0

JAKARTA 26 November 2012 (IRIN) - Victims of alleged human rights violations in Indonesia, a country where human rights courts set up in 2000 have yet to convict a single case, are facing

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BURKINA FASO-NIGER: ICJ completes hearings on border dispute

BURKINA FASO-NIGER: ICJ completes hearings on border dispute

October 18, 2012 0

THE HAGUE/OUGADOUGOU 18 October 2012 (IRIN) - Ordinary people in two of West Africa’s poorest countries stand to gain if conflict is avoided and a long-standing border dispute is resolved amicably: As hearings

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LIBERIA: Out-of-court justice

LIBERIA: Out-of-court justice

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 23, 2012 0

GANTA 23 August 2012 (IRIN) - "We don't get much sleep now because there are people calling night and day," says Jesco Davis, who represents the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (JPC), a

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