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Legal news from Thursday, May 8, 2014

[JURIST] The Court of Appeal of Quebec [official website] on Wednesday upheld [judgment, PDF, in French] the conviction of Rwandan Hutu Desire Munyaneza [Trial Watch profile] for war crimes committed during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Munyaneza was convicted in May 2009 and sentenced [JURIST reports] the following October for seven … [read more]

[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] on Thursday released [press release] a report [text] detailing the crimes against humanity that have been fueled by South Sudan's conflict. The report, entitled "Nowhere Safe: Civilians Under Attack in South Sudan," documents the ethnically-motivated violence that has led to the targeted killing and … [read more]

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