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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Special Investigation Team, headed by former CBI Director R.K. Raghavan, to file a proper application for vacating the interim order passed in 2010 restraini...
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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia,
Thursday, August 14, 2014
A Cambodian school inspector kept a secret diary recounting the horrors under the communist regime. »
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April 25, 2012
The acquittal of 23 people convicted by a lower court in the gruesome Bathani Tola massacre case is a shocking indictment of the country's criminal justice system. The mass murder of a group of 21...
April 17, 2012
On the second day of his trial in Oslo, Anders Behring Breivik, proffered the same Nazi salute he had executed the day before, a deeply repugnant gesture, since it inevitably brings up horrific me...
April 5, 2012
Ahead of the 25th anniversary of the horrific, targeted extra-judicial killings by the U.P. Provincial Armed Constabulary of 42 Muslim youths in Meerut's Hashimpura area, Janata Party president Su...
March 24, 2012
A Pakistani Taliban spokesman, who called the BBC from an unknown location, claimed that the militants had killed three security personnel, injured seven more and kidnapped five personnel.
February 16, 2012
The district unit of the Kerala Swathantra Matsya Thozhilali Federation said here on Thursday that fishermen in Alappuzha and Ernakulam districts would take out a march to the Coast Guard office i...
January 25, 2012
24 unarmed civilians killed in 2005 by American troops
November 27, 2011
Raising pitch to suspend operation Green Hunt, Naxal sympathiser Varavara Rao on Sunday dubbed Maoist leader Kishenji’s encounter as a “political murder”.
“Kishenji’s encounter is part of...
November 19, 2011
The right-wing extremist who killed dozens of teenagers in Norway told police he had originally planned to capture and execute leading Labour Party politicians whom he viewed as traitors, a newspa...
October 21, 2011
Dragged from hiding in a drainage pipe, a wounded Muammar Qadhafi raised his hands and begged revolutionary fighters: “Don't kill me, my sons.” Within an hour, he was dead, but not before jubilant...
September 9, 2011
India's key failure has been to eradicate its culture of exclusion, which privileges religious identity over citizenship.
April 23, 2012
‘Unfortunate' is a mild adjective to describe what happened at Bathani Tola in 1996. And the Patna High Court's judgment, acquitting all the 23 accused of killing 21 Dalits, has further exacerbate...
April 10, 2012
The right-wing extremist who confessed to killing 77 people in a bomb and shooting rampage in Norway is not criminally insane, a psychiatric assessment found on Tuesday, contradicting an earlier a...
March 28, 2012
The Ahmedabad Metropolitan Court on Tuesday reserved its order till April 10 on a plea for making public the report of the Supreme Court–appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) on the 2002 Gulb...
March 10, 2012
In his first intervention after becoming the special envoy on Syria for the United Nations and the Arab League, Kofi Annan has made it clear that instead of further militarisation, he is looking fo...
February 3, 2012
The Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered the regime’s chief jailer to serve out the rest of his life in prison because of his “shocking and heinous” crimes against the Cambodian...
January 12, 2012
French investigation clears Paul Kagame of blame in the assassination that triggered one of the worst genocides in post-war history.
November 23, 2011
Turkey’s Prime Minister has apologised for the first time for the killings of nearly 14,000 people in a bombing and strafing campaign to crush a Kurdish rebellion in the 1930s
November 14, 2011
Court extends Breivik’s custody by 12 weeks
October 18, 2011
No one was ever brought to justice for the murder half a century ago of up to 200 French Algerians. »
August 21, 2011
Norway’s King Harald told citizens that freedom is stronger than fear Sunday, as the country concluded a monthlong mourning period with a candlelit memorial service to the 77 people killed by a ri...
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