HRW: Mistake to try Saif al-Islam at home

BRUSSELS, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Libya's decision to try Moammar Gadhafi's son at home suggests Tripoli isn't serious about cooperating with the international community, a rights group said.

ICC considers Libyan request to retake Gadhafi inquiry

BRUSSELS, May 13 (UPI) -- The International Criminal Court is considering a challenge by the Libyan government in the case of two Gadhafi-era officials suspected of human rights abuses.

Libya pressed on war crimes trials

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The new government in Libya needs to ensure it is cooperating with the international courts on crimes committed by the former regime, a rights group said.

Rights group critical of U.N. ties to ICC

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- An "on-again off-again" approach to the International Criminal Court by the U.N. Security Council is an assault on justice, Human Rights Watch said.

HRW issues appeal to incoming ICC chief

BRUSSELS, June 14 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch called on the incoming prosecutor at the ICC to bring a true sense of leadership to the court.

Protests form as Sudan leader enters Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Human-rights protesters gathered as Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted on an International Criminal Court arrest warrant, arrived in Libya.

HRW raises issue of Sudanese war crimes

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Preparations for a January referendum in Sudan shouldn't overshadow an international investigation into possible war crimes in Darfur, Human Rights Watch said.

HRW calls for action in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda, May 20 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch said in New York that international action is needed to halt a Uganda-based rebel group's wave of abductions and sexual assaults.

Rights group: Rebels' abuses demand action

NEW YORK, May 19 (UPI) -- International action is needed to stop abductions and sexual violence by the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda and Sudan, Human Rights Watch said.

Rights group decries Sudan militia role

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch on Monday condemned Sudanese President Omar El Bashir's action of making a known militia leader one of his special advisers.

Sudanese war criminal sought by U.N.

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Sudan has nominated suspected war criminal Ahmed Haroun as co-chair of a committee responsible for investigating human rights complaints in Darfur.

Hague agrees to hear Congo warlord trial

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The International Criminal Court in the Netherlands has agreed to hear the trial of a Congolese warlord accused of recruiting child soldiers.

International court issues first warrants

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The International Criminal Court in The Hague has issued its first arrest warrants since its inception in 2002.

Saddam-era crimes get tribunal review

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The Iraqi Governing Council is set to sign a statute this week creating an Iraqi-led tribunal to prosecute human rights abuses committed under Saddam.

Richard "Dick" Dickerson is a native of Colorado who, following his discharge from the United States Army, settled in Southern California to begin a thirty-year career in law enforcement.

In 1986, Dickerson was sent to Redding by the California Department of Justice to organize and command the Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force (SINTF).

Following retirement in 1993, Dickerson was appointed by Governor Pete Wilson to the Shasta County Board of Supervisors, and later he was elected to serve a four-year term. He served as a member of the California State Assembly from 1998 to 2002.

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