War crimes and crimes against humanity have likely been committed during the conflict that has torn Ethiopia apart since late 2020, a group of experts said Monday in a report for the UN Human Rights Council. . “The Commission has reasonable grounds to believe that, in several cases, the violations (against fundamental rights, editor’s note) […]
The Commission of three experts who drafted the report has reasonable grounds to believe that, in several cases, the breaches [contre les droits fondamentaux] correspond to war crimes and crimes against humanity. ” The Commission is deeply disturbed by what it has found, because it reflects deep polarization and ethnic hatred in Ethiopia. — […]
The Chattanooga Police Department is now holding weekly meetings to address the city’s violent crime trends. The major topics this week, robberies and domestic violence, both of which rise in the winter months. Assistant Chief Glen Scruggs said domestic violence is a large factor in high violent crime numbers. “Dealing with domestic violence and seeing those numbers spike across the
“We have gathered reports of children in Myanmar having been tortured and arbitrarily detained, sometimes to target their parents. There is also increasing evidence of sexual and gender-based crimes against both women and men.” Nicholas Koumjian, the head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar, told the UNHCR.
Make sure you haven’t missed anything – here is a round up of crime and court stories from Edinburgh and the Lothians this week.
Below is my column in the Hill on the claims that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) and other governors are committing crimes ranging from kidnapping to human trafficking in shipping undocumented
The appeal follows the discovery of around 450 graves outside the recently liberated city of Izyum in Ukraine's eastern Kharkiv region, where some of the exhumed bodies showed signs of torture
While violent crime is rising in many large American cities, it continues to trend downward in the city of Dallas. In May of 2021, the Dallas Police Department implemented its Violent Crime Reduction Strategic Plan, using short, mid, and long-term … Continue reading →