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Legal news from Saturday, December 17, 2011
by Jaimie Cremeans

Sri Lanka's Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission released a report Friday concluding that Sri Lanka's military did not intentionally attack civilians following the country's civil war. The LLRC was created by the Sri Lankan government in 2010 to investigate 2009 events in which civilians were killed. In compiling the report, the LLRC invited representatives of …

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by Katherine Getty

The International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled Friday that Callixte Mbarushimana should be released because there is not enough evidence to charge him. Mbarushimana was allegedly tied to the murder, rape and torture of Congolese villagers by Hutu militia in 2009. He was accused of being the Executive Secretary of the Democratic …

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