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International, Politics

Canada and 5 Latin American nations ask ICC to probe Venezuela government

Canada and a group of five Latin American nations have referred Venezuela for investigation by the International Criminal Court over allegations of crimes against humanity committed by the government in its crackdown against political opponents, Canada’s foreign affairs minister announced »

International, Society

Myanmar military must be prosecuted for atrocities: Amnesty International

‘A highly orchestrated, systematic attack’ A comprehensive report by Amnesty International details crimes against humanity committed by Myanmar’s military against the Rohingya population, and says top military brass must face justice. The crimes include murder, rape, torture, burning and forced »

International, Politics

Former Canadian justice minister to look into possible crimes against humanity in Venezuela

A veteran Canadian politician and human rights campaigner has been appointed to a panel of international experts that will examine evidence collected on possible crimes against humanity committed in Venezuela, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Friday. Professor Irwin Cotler, »