A court in Freiburg is due to deliver its verdict in the case of an asylum seeker who has admitted to raping and murdering a student in Germany in 2016. Hussein K, thought to be from Afghanistan, came to the country without papers in November 2015.
A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted to murder but insisted that he and the girl had consensual sex.
Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus.
The International Criminal Court is to hand down a verdict in the trial of a former Congolese general on Monday. Bosco Ntaganda has been charged with crimes including using child soldiers and rape.
The ex-warlord was convicted on 13 counts of war crimes and five counts of crimes against humanity. The trial began nine years after the International Criminal Court called for his arrest.
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