A forest health resort promotes its therapeutic waters and fine dining but bristles with anger at any mention of its gruesome past.
The Dayton Accords, which ended fighting in the country 25 years ago, created a dysfunctional system that put power in the hands of politicians stoking ethnic division.
Ms. Lee was a prominent activist and a founder of women’s studies programs. She also stood up to the country’s dictators.
Ten years after she left house arrest and vowed to fight for justice, Myanmar’s civilian leader has instead become a jailer of critics and an apologist for the slaughter of minorities.
From Aung San Suu Kyi to Abiy Ahmed, the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded at least six times in the past three decades to recipients whose recognition is being second-guessed.
Their neighbors carried out crimes against humanity — and were exposed for it.
Hashim Thaci was a guerrilla leader during Kosovo’s battle for independence from Serbia in the 1990s.
Hashim Thaci was a guerrilla leader during Kosovo’s fight for independence with Serbia in the 1990s.
A humanitarian asks if America will step in to prevent an atrocity.
Critics say the administration has targeted a human rights lawyer with economic penalties meant for warlords, dictators and authoritarian governments.
Girls and young women from refugee camps in Bangladesh, promised to men they have never met, are undertaking the dangerous journey to Malaysia to join them.
Involvement in regional conflicts such as the dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia has whipped up nationalist fervor and obliterated space for advocates of peace and democracy.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, once cited Holocaust denial as something he would allow on the social network for free speech reasons.
The men, whose identities were not made public, are charged with serious abuse of human rights.
China said it was winding down its “re-education” camps for Uighurs and other minorities, but researchers found evidence that incarceration is on the rise.
The Trump administration argues that its partnership with Saudi Arabia helps reduce civilian killings in Yemen. But State Department investigators and other U.S. officials say the efforts are flawed.
“Our Bodies, Their Battlefields,” by Christina Lamb, a British foreign correspondent, provides one of the first exhaustive examinations of rape as a weapon of war.
Paul Rusesabagina went from the world’s most famous Rwandan to a prisoner of his political nemesis, President Paul Kagame, whose government accuses the coolheaded hotelier of murder, arson and terrorism.
How much longer are we going to allow its platform to foment hatred and undermine democracy?
Paul Rusesabagina, who mysteriously disappeared from Dubai last month and then resurfaced as a prisoner in Rwanda, says he believed he was being flown to Burundi to talk to church groups.
President Nicolás Maduro and other high-ranking officials were accused of being behind the detention of government critics and assaults by state security services.
The organization created in the wake of one world war was aimed at preventing another. But a celebration of its accomplishments has been overshadowed by a pandemic and rising world tensions.
State Department officials have raised alarms about the legal risk in aiding airstrikes that kill civilians. The Trump administration recently suppressed findings as it sold more weapons to Gulf nations.
Stop thinking that the horrors of the world will simply work themselves out.
Video testimony from two soldiers supports widespread accusations that Myanmar’s military tried to eradicate the ethnic minority in a genocidal campaign.
For two years, a prisoner in the German concentration camp kept a journal that would later be used to convict those who had persecuted him and killed his fellow prisoners.
Recently declassified White House tapes reveal how President Nixon’s racism and misogyny led him to ignore the genocidal violence of the Pakistani military in what is today Bangladesh.
A former schoolteacher whose real name was Kaing Guek Eav, he became a symbol of the regime’s brutal rule over Cambodia.
“Unforgetting,” by the journalist Roberto Lovato, examines the long and bloody relationship between the United States and El Salvador through the prism of his family.
Mr. Rusesabagina sheltered more than 1,200 Rwandans who fled to the hotel he was managing during the 1994 genocide, a story that became a film. But he has become a critic of President Paul Kagame.
Many fear the video and other inflammatory clips circulating on social media will fuel revenge-taking long after any peace deal.
‘One thing I have to give Trump credit for is a general lowering of expectations.’
The ouster of Sudan’s longtime ruler last year stoked hopes for peace in brutalized Darfur. But violence has surged amid fresh accusations against Sudan’s security forces.
The 93-year-old defendant was convicted of 5,230 counts of accessory to murder — one for each person’s death while he was at the Stutthof camp — but was tried in juvenile court, because he was 17 at the time.
Army and Navy channels banned viewers from their live streams when they asked about war crimes. Accused of censorship, now the Army says it will pause streaming.
Omar Hassan al-Bashir, ousted in mass protests last year, is on trial for his role in the military coup that propelled him to power in 1989. He faces the death penalty if convicted.
Moscow and Beijing are callously restricting humanitarian aid to Syria’s suffering civilians as part of their campaign to prop up Bashar al-Assad.
The complaint at the International Criminal Court is the first of its kind to challenge Beijing on its crackdown on Muslims, but China does not accept the court’s jurisdiction.
History will not be kind to those who did nothing to try to stop Beijing’s human rights abuses.
Allan Adam leads a Dene nation that famously fought the Canadian government and oil lobby in its territory.
Mr. Thaci, who is scheduled to visit the White House on Saturday, was charged alongside nine others with crimes against humanity over actions during the 1998-99 war with Serbia.
The judge, on trial for bribery in Iran and known as a notorious jailer of journalists, plunged six stories in what is being called an apparent suicide.
Why is America attacking the International Criminal Court with economic pressure?
The discovery of eight mass graves near Tripoli was a grim reminder of the atrocities that have punctuated the country’s conflict.
The International Criminal Court has collected evidence of torture, rape and other crimes by American forces during the war in Afghanistan.
Ali Kushayb, a Sudanese militia leader charged with 50 crimes against humanity and war crimes related to the conflict in Darfur, has surrendered to the authorities.
Officers who have the moral courage to kneel and march with protesters are opening a path out of this crisis.
With people around the globe sheltering at home amid the pandemic, an archive of records documenting Nazi atrocities asked for help indexing them. Thousands joined the effort.
Félicien Kabuga, 84, had been on the run for 23 years, since he was indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda on multiple charges of genocide.
An interactive plan for a Holocaust museum envisioned sorting visitors into victims, executioners and collaborators. Backlash ensued.