A military-run court in Myanmar Monday found ousted civilian leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi guilty on charges including the possession of walkie talkies and the breach of COVID-19 regulations and sentenced her to four more years in prison. This ruling came just over a month after she was first convicted by a [...]

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In their final report released Friday, the Gambia Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) called for the prosecution of former President Yahya Jammeh and co-perpetrators for 44 cases of murder, torture, and rape. The TRRC was established to investigate crimes committed in Gambia under the leadership of Jammeh from 1994 to 2017. The commission’s report resulted [...]

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Japan executed three death row convicts Tuesday for the first time since 2019, according to the Japan Times. The three executions are the first carried out under Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The three prisoners were identified as Yasutaka Fujishiro, 65, Tomoaki Takanezawa, 54 and Mitsunori Onogawa, 44. Fujishiro was convicted for killing seven of his [...]

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In a special session held at the request of the European Union on Friday, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) voted on Friday to establish an international commission of human rights exerts on Ethiopia. The main aim of the commission would be to conduct thorough investigation into allegations of violations and abuses of international human rights [...]

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Danny Fenster, an American journalist, was sentenced Friday to 11 years in prison by a military-controlled court in Myanmar. He was first detained by Myanmar’s military junta on May 24, 2021, and has now spent over five months at Insein Prison in Yangon. Fenster is sentenced to three years in prison for incitement for allegedly [...]

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