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World - International
6/13/2023 2:51:39 PM
More than 6,000 civilians were killed in Myanmar in the first 20 months after the February 2021 military coup, a report published Tuesday by the Peace Research Institute of Oslo said.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
5/11/2023 2:23:16 PM
The United Nations’ top human rights body is holding a one-day emergency session Thursday in Sudan to draw attention to the killings, injuries, and other abuses against civilians since the conflict between its two top generals erupted last month.

World - Africa
4/25/2023 7:37:44 PM
The accounts are horrific. Women killed while carrying babies on their backs, the wounded hunted down and villagers watching the execution of their neighbors, fearing they'd be next. These are some of the atrocities allegedly perpetrated by Burkina Faso's security forces in the north of the country, according to a statement Tuesday by locals from the village of Karma where the violence took place.

World - Region
4/16/2023 7:57:03 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Sunday condemned clashes in Sudan that have left dozens of civilians dead including three workers for the global body's food agency, demanding swift justice over the killings.

World - International
3/22/2023 5:16:15 PM
A senior judge launched an independent inquiry Wednesday to investigate whether U.K. military police covered up or did not properly probe allegations of unlawful killings by British armed forces in Afghanistan from 2010 to 2013.

World - International
1/16/2023 5:24:04 PM
Italy's No. 1 fugitive, Matteo Messina Denaro, a convicted Mafia boss who ordered some of the nation's most heinous killings, was arrested Monday at a private clinic in Sicily after three decades on the run, Italian paramilitary police said.

World - Africa
1/7/2023 9:49:35 PM
The head of the United Nations human rights office called Saturday for a prompt, transparent investigation into the deaths of at least 28 people whose bodies were found in northwest Burkina Faso last month.

World - International
1/7/2023 12:07:19 PM
Kurdish groups from around France and Europe are marching in Paris on Saturday to show their anger over the unresolved killing of three Kurdish women activists in the French capital 10 years ago.

World - Region
1/6/2023 3:36:55 PM
A senior Taliban official on Friday slammed Prince Harry after the royal disclosed he killed 25 people on military duty in Afghanistan and said it was like removing "chess pieces" from aboard.

World - Africa
12/8/2022 2:34:49 PM
M23 rebels last month massacred at least 131 civilians in eastern DR Congo and committed more than two dozen rapes, according to a preliminary probe into the killings, the UN mission in the country said.

World - Region
11/18/2022 3:15:01 PM
A Turkish court has ordered 17 suspects jailed pending trial in connection with a deadly street bombing in Istanbul, accusing them of attempts against the unity of the state, deliberate killings and attempts to kill, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Friday.

World - Region
11/8/2022 3:14:47 PM
The International Criminal Court's (ICC) chief prosecutor has met families of victims of alleged killings by a notorious militia at the site of mass graves in western Libya.

World - Region
10/28/2022 2:51:40 PM
Iranians took to the streets around the country for a second successive night to protest against the killings of youths in a widely documented crackdown on demonstrations sparked by Mahsa Amini's death.

World - Africa
9/6/2022 10:31:51 PM
According to a joint report published by the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), such violations were committed during clashes between joint government forces and affiliated armed militias/groups on the one hand, and elements of Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army in Opposition (SPLM/A-IO) loyal to First Vice-President Riek Machar on the other.

World - Africa
8/16/2022 7:07:00 PM
A somber gathering of about 5,000 people marked the 10th anniversary of what has become known as the Marikana massacre, when police opened fire on striking miners, killing 34 in 2012.

World - Africa
7/22/2022 6:29:30 PM
A Kenyan court on Friday found three police officers and an informer guilty of murdering a human rights lawyer, his client and their driver, six years after the killings triggered angry protests.

World - Africa
7/18/2022 12:26:19 PM
An explosion of violence in South Sudan is raising fears that the country's fragile peace agreement will unravel before elections the international community hopes can be held next year.

World - Africa
7/6/2022 9:04:06 PM
Ethiopian lawmakers decided on Wednesday to set up a committee to investigate "inhumane" acts against civilians, after reports of massacres in a restive area in the west of the country.

World - Africa
7/5/2022 8:34:40 PM
An Ethiopian rebel group on Tuesday denied accusations it was responsible for a massacre of civilians in the restive far west of the country, and pointed the finger of blame instead at government-allied militias.

World - Africa
6/24/2022 4:29:23 PM
An Ethiopian rebel group called Friday for an independent probe into mass killings in the west of the country, saying the government could not be trusted to carry out an impartial investigation.

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