‘Day of triumph’: Journalist Bedoya after court finds Colombia responsible for her rape, torture
23 October 2021 | 2:29 pm
"It's a day of triumph," says Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya, hailing the decision of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which ruled that the Colombian State was responsible for her kidnapping, rape and torture at the hands of paramilitaries in 2000.
Brazil's Supreme Court ordered the investigation into Google and Telegram executives after the firms campaigned against a bill that would curtail online disinformation.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro has had to backtrack on his claim that four Indigenous children — missing for more than two weeks after a plane crash — had been found alive in the Amazon.
Ukrainian authorities have cracked down on corruption at the highest level of the country's judiciary. Experts say that while the case reveals just how deep the problem goes, it's also a step in the right direction.
Transgender activists in Pakistan plan to appeal to the highest court against an Islamic court that overturned the country's 2018 laws protecting transgender rights such as legal gender recognition.
Arguing for their "right to be forgotten," a couple in finance had sought to have content critical of them delisted from Google. The court said Google must do so only if content is proven false.
Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich was detained in March by Russian authorities on spying charges. The US denies the charges and has called for his immediate release.
While the opposition has framed the 2024 vote as a choice between war and peace, the ruling party has urged voters to choose democracy over authoritarianism.
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Former Rwandan police officer Fulgence Kayishema, accused of ordering the killing of around 2,000 Tutsis during the 1994 genocide, has appeared before a South African court. He was on the run for more than two decades.
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