The latest episode of our Talking Justice podcast examines Mexico’s search for accountability for atrocities carried out not just by criminal gangs but by federal and state forces.
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The ECCC's Supreme Court affirmed life sentences given to the two senior surviving Khmer Rouge leaders, but severely criticized the handling of their trial.
Dominic Ongwen, the alleged senior leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army and a former child soldier, is charged with 70 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Research suggests that witness interference has been alleged in nearly every case before the ICC.
When innocent civilians were killed, the military absolved its soldiers of wrongdoing—or declined to investigate at all.
Mexico's official version of the disappearance of 43 students two years ago has been left profoundly tainted by the widespread use of torture.