Senegal, Chad agree to investigate war crimes in Chad

DAKAR, Senegal, May 4 (UPI) -- Chad has agreed to allow Senegal to carry out an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre in the 1980s.
U.N. opposes Haiti's Duvalier ruling

U.N. opposes Haiti's Duvalier ruling

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Former Haitian President Jean-Claude Duvalier must face charges for serious human rights violations that took place during his rule, the United Nations said.

Garzon denies he abused judicial powers

MADRID, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Baltasar Garzon, the Spanish judge who ordered the arrest of former Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet, has denied accusations he abused judicial powers.

HRW criticizes inaction against al-Bashir

SIRTE, Libya, July 4 (UPI) -- African states should honor an International Criminal Court arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, a Human Rights Watch official says.

Rebels reportedly fighting in Chad capital

N'DJAMENA, Chad, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Hundreds of rebels were reportedly in the capital of Chad Saturday as a coalition of three insurgent groups pressured for the president's departure.

New trouble for Rumsfeld in Spain

BERLIN, May 3 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld may be in legal trouble in Spain.

Rights group: Iraq abuses 'tip of iceberg'

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch said Wednesday abuses at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison were the "the tip of the iceberg" of abuses against Muslim detainees worldwide.

U.S. Army criticized for Abu Ghraib probe

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army is being criticized following reports of the Pentagon's internal investigation of the Abu Ghraib prison abuses clearing top officers.

Group says U.S. al-Qaida suspects missing

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A human rights group claimed Tuesday at least 11 al-Qaida suspects have vanished while in U.S. custody and some were exposed to torture.

'Ghost' detainee investigation urged

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch Friday called for an independent investigation into allegations that dozens of Iraqi detainees have been hidden from the Red Cross.

Trial faces Amin on return to Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda, July 22 (UPI) -- Should the ailing former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin return home from Saudi Arabia, he will face trial, a report said Tuesday.
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