DRC Doctor Wins Human Rights Prize

Updated: Wed 22 Oct, 10:42 am

European lawmakers have awarded Denis Mukwege the Sakharov prize for his work in helping thousands of gang rape survivors in the Democratic Republic of Congo. read more »

Chad Refuses to Cooperate in Habré Case

Updated: Wed 22 Oct, 08:26 am

The Chadian government has refused to transfer two alleged accomplices of former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré to the special court in Senegal trying crimes committed during his rule. read more »

Simone Gbagbo Trial Will Test Ivorian Justice

Updated: Wed 22 Oct, 04:02 am

Observers say the case will be a test for the Ivorian judicial system - and indirectly for those of other African states - in their assertion that post-conflict crimes should be heard at home, rather … read more »