Extrajudicial Killings

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 06:38
South Sudanese government forces are responsible for deliberately killing civilians, raping women and girls and looting property in July in Juba, the country’s capital, Amnesty International said in a new report launched today.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 07:13
At least nine people are reported to have died after police opened fire on a procession of Shia Muslims marking the Ashura festival in Nigeria.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 06:44
94 of Burundi’s 110 national assembly lawmakers voted in favor of a plan to withdraw the country from the International Criminal Court. The decision was then unanimously approved by the senate. The United States has repeatedly expressed concern about human rights in Burundi, where refugees have accused security forces of hunting down government opponents and executing them in the streets
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 07:00
El Salvador's armed forces and the National Civil Police (PNC) are killing alleged gang members at a rate of about 35 per month since the government declared war on the country's gangs in January 2015.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 07:20
Judges throw out convictions of 74 military police previously sentenced for murdering 111 inmates. The Sept. 27 decision has also reignited concerns about police brutality in a country with one of the highest levels of killings by police in the world.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 06:50
Nakapiripirit — The army 3rd Division Court Martial has sentenced one of its officers to 10 years in prison and dismissal from the force with disgrace after convicting him for murdering a civilian.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 08:00
Human rights activists on Friday accused Kenyan police of executing three women who allegedly attacked a police station this month after pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:15
Two years after 43 students were disappeared by police officers in collusion with a criminal group in Mexico, there have been no convictions, progress in the investigation has stalled, and compelling evidence points to an obstruction of justice in the case.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 07:58
Monday’s move to sideline Sen. Leila De Lima, who has emerged as one of the president’s most vocal critics, came as Mr. Duterte said his antidrug campaign may have to run as long as a year, rather than the three to six months he initially promised.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 07:16
Chileans marked the 43 anniversary of the coup which ousted democratically-elected President Salvador Allende and began the 17-year-long dictatorship of General Pinochet on September 11, 1973.