Afghans seeking justice pin hopes on Hague court investigation

By Robert Birsel KABUL, Feb 8 : Thousands of Afghans are hoping for justice from the International Criminal Court (ICC) with Islamist militants, the government and U.S.-led forces all expected to be the subject of investigations, and possibly, trials. ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda asked a pre-trial chamber of judges in November for authorisation to launch […]

Nepal government extends term of war crimes probes by one year

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, Feb 10 : Nepal has extended the term of two panels investigating allegations of war crimes committed during the Himalayan nation’s decade-long civil war, saying more time was needed to probe the tens of thousands of complaints. The conflict between government forces and Maoist rebels ended in 2006. Seeking justice for […]