The number of politically motivated offences jumped by more than 23 percent from 2020 to 55,048, the highest level since police started collecting data in 2001.
The UN humanitarian chief warned the grave humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region is deteriorating, with no sign of Eritrean troops withdrawing and alarmingly widespread reports of systematic rape and other sexual violence.
Hashim Thaci was indicted by a special Kosovo court based in The Hague, Netherlands, set up to try the alleged crimes of former ethnic Albanian rebel leaders during Kosovo's war for independence from Serbia in the 1990s.
The Dutch decision to hold Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad accountable for human rights violations comes after Russia blocked multiple efforts at the UN Security Council to refer a case to the International Criminal Court.
There was no immediate response by Maduro's government to the report, based on more than 270 interviews with victims, witnesses, former officials and lawyers, and confidential documents.
Harry H. Rogers, 36, was charged with assault and battery, malicious wounding and felony vandalism, the Henrico County police department said in statement on Monday.
The 23-year-old rape victim was on her way to catch a train in Unnao district to attend a hearing when she was doused with kerosene and set on fire, police said.
Republican Michael J Folmer was charged with possessing child pornography, sexual abuse of children and criminal use of a communications facility, Pennsylvania's Attorney General said.
Caught between the Boko Haram insurgency and deadly farmer-herder conflicts, kidnapping and banditry are gaining a foothold in Nigeria’s northern areas.
The country's police force is being accused of the inept and insensitive handling of the case of 10-year-old Farishta, raising questions about the entire justice system.
The Crusaders' name and branding has been questioned as to its appropriateness given its potential link to the medieval religious wars between Christians and Muslims, especially in the aftermath of the NZ mosque attacks.
Two assailants open fire inside a school near Sao Paulo, killing eight people before turning their weapons on themselves, authorities say.
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