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January 7, 2013

A decision rejecting an appeal by 13 opposition activists and upholding prison sentences ranging from five years to life is further proof the country’s justice system simply cannot be relied on....

Press Release
December 18, 2012

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has acquitted Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, who had been charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Press Release
August 22, 2012

There is no longer any question: Syria's most populous city has been turned into a battlefield, rendering Aleppo's civilian residents disposable pawns in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.

News
August 2, 2012

Annan's resignation as the U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria further illustrates the international community's failure to act for the Syrian people.

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