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Ferguson Crackdown Violated US And International Law – Amnesty international

AFRICANGLOBE - The crackdown on peaceful protesters by police in Ferguson, Missouri violated numerous US and international laws, according to a report published Friday by Amnesty International.

Calls for Sudan to End Public Flogging of Women

AFRICANGLOBE - UN independent experts have urged Sudan to end flogging punishments for women accused of so called moral crimes, stressing that the practice amounts to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment that goes against international law.

Mali Govt Asks Hague Court to Probe Crimes in North

Mali's government has formally asked the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to investigate whether crimes under international law have been committed during the...

UN Urges Inquiry Into Alleged War Crimes in Sudan's South Kordofan

The United Nations today called for a thorough investigation into violations of international law committed in Sudan's Southern Kordofan state in June which it said could, if substantiated, amount to crimes against humanity or war crimes.