Law Enforcement

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 07:25
Law enforcement in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and elsewhere in East Africa needs skills, experience, and enabling equipment to effectively investigate terrorism cases. Investigators in the region need international support as they seek to work more closely with prosecutors to build cases against terrorists and successfully bring them to trial.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 07:45
As in other parts of the world, most prison systems in sub-Saharan Africa are abusive. Routine and bureaucratized abuses are widespread throughout the region. This article looks at the challenges facing the continent’s prison systems, using case studies from several countries to better understand the possible paths to reform.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 05:06
The new Uruguayan government says it will no longer grant asylum to prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre.
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 10:24
Menendez: “As the Department of State moves forward with its review of Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism, it is essential to recognize that the Castro regime has a long track record of providing sanctuary to terrorists and harboring U.S. fugitives who have murdered American citizens, while undermining international security.”
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 06:56
Askhat Daulbayev, Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan, and Bruce C. Swartz, U.S. Deputy Assistant Attorney General, signed the Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters (MLAT) on Feb. 20 at the U.S. Department of Justice. The treaty, after it is ratified by both countries’ legislatures, will significantly boost cooperation between the nations and aid them in tackling crime more effectively.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 06:51
Uruguay’s president-elect Tabaré Vázquez has launched a Truth and Justice Commission to look into crimes committed during the country’s 1973-85 dictatorship.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 06:49
Thousands of Argentines marched in the capital Wednesday demanding answers in the mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman exactly one month after he was found in his bathroom with a bullet in his right temple.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 10:22
As Argentine investigators attempt to uncover the mystery behind the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, a new wrinkle has appeared in the investigation: the body of an unidentified middle-aged woman, deposited and burnt across the street from Nisman’s apartment.
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 06:39
Tajik authorities say they have detained 11 people on suspicion of being adherents of a banned branch of Islam.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 07:27
Ibragimov’s arrest appears to be part of a pattern, whereby the hypersensitive government of strongman Emomali Rakhmon accuses critics of “extremism” and uses the servile judiciary to lock them up.