A Frankfurt court has sentenced a former mayor from Rwanda to 14 years in jail. It found he oversaw the massacre of hundreds in 1994.
A US court is set to hear a lawsuit against the German government over demands for reparations for a colonial-era genocide in former German South West Africa. Pressure on Berlin is growing, reports Daniel Pelz.
The suicide death of Slobodan Praljak has overshadowed the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia's final verdict. The court has been heavily criticized, but that has not lessened its importance.
The war crimes judgement in the case of Ratko Mladic will be delivered next month, UN judges said. The Bosnian Serb general faces war crimes and genocide charges stemming from the 1990s Balkans conflict.
Zimbabwe's ex-President Robert Mugabe gave refuge to Col. Mengistu Haile Mariam, convicted of genocide in Ethiopia. Mugabe's departure has raised hopes that Haile Mariam could be extradited, but this is all uncertain.
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