Ratko Mladic was not the only high profile war criminal apprehended yesterday. Bernard Munyagishari, wanted for his role in the genocide in Rwanda, was captured by troops in the Congo just hours after the news about Mladic news hit the front pages.
Pamela Yates, director of the new film, Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, and a documentary filmmaker with Skylight Pictures, believes taking a film about war crimes prosecution to the Academy Awards could help elevate human rights causes in the West.
Thirty protesters have just been killed in shootings at a pro-democracy rally in Yemen. If there was ever a case for bringing the international community together to forge a Comprehensive Peace Agreement with opposing groups in a country before a civil war, Yemen today is that case.
An incendiary political mystery which began in the Lebanese Civil War may be revealed during this month's transformation of Libya. Many in Lebanon are aiming to find out what happened to Lebanese Shiite rebel leader Musa al-Sadr when he went missing in Libya in 1978.
After surviving massive protests aimed at their own policies in Lebanon, the ruling coalition now led by Interim Prime Minister Najib Mikati and the militant Shiite party Hezbollah applauded protestors in Egypt and agreed President Mubarak should step down.