In a public statement released Friday, Amnesty International called on Polish police to put an end to its violent response to those protesting the Constitutional Tribunal’s recent tightening of abortion law. Amnesty expressed concern at a number of police practices employed in the wake of the controversial decision. Specifically, it condemed the use of pepper [...]

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In an initial appearance before the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) Wednesday, a Rwandan businessman suspected of financing Rwanda’s 1994 genocide entered a plea of “not guilty” to numerous genocide-related charges. The 87-year-old Félicien Kabuga remained silent throughout the tribunal proceedings. At the request of Kabuga’s lawyer, Judge Iain Bonomy registered a plea [...]

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