An Astonishing Turn of Events in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankans stunned the world--and probably themselves--when they voted to oust a long time quasi-autocrat from power. In January, a politician named Maithripali Sirisena engineered a surprise electoral upset again Mahinda Rajapaksa, an authoritarian and proba...

Farewell to the Rwanda War Crimes Tribunal

Yesterday, after 17 years of operation, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) issued its final trial verdict with the conviction of Augustin Ngirabatware for genocide, incitement to commit genocide and rape as a crime against humanity. A look back at what the ICTR has acheived