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Gbagbo departure won’t heal Ivorian rift

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Holding ex-President Laurent Gbagbo's war crimes trial in The Hague will prove safer for Ivory Coast than trying him at home, but...

Book review: Erich von Manstein – Hitler’s Master Strategist

Many consider German Field Marshal Erich von Manstein (born von Lewinski) the greatest operational genius, if not the best strategist, of World...

UN court clears Rwandan ex-ministers of genocide role

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The UN war crimes tribunal for Rwanda acquitted two former ministers of key roles in the 1994 genocide, a verdict described by...

USS Cole bomb suspect could face death penalty

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A Saudi Arabian prisoner accused of plotting the deadly attack on the warship USS Cole in 2000 could be executed if he...

UN court jails Serbia’s ex-army chief Perisic for 27 years

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The UN's Yugoslavia war crimes tribunal sentenced Serbia's former army chief, Momcilo Perisic, to 27 years in jail for murder, persecution and...

UN urges inquiry into Sudan “war crime” reports

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The United Nations called for an inquiry into reports of human rights abuses in Sudan's Southern Kordofan region that it said could...

Mladic to boycott war crimes court

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Former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic plans to boycott the UN war crimes court when he is scheduled to enter a...

Sudan’s Bashir not invited to AU meeting: Uganda

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Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who faces the risk of arrest on war crimes charges, has not been invited to next month's...

US says state aggression issues could undermine ICC

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The United States, wary of politicised investigations into the use of force by countries, said that allowing the International Criminal Court to...

States block progress on global justice: Amnesty

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Governments are blocking progress on human rights by refusing to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) or by shielding their allies from...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...