Armed groups continue to commit war crimes with impunity in the Central African Republic, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch, calling for international efforts to bring perpetrators to justice.
With armed factions proliferating across the Central African Republic, a cycle of revenge attacks is continuing despite recent peace accords by the principal actors.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warns that arbitrary killings and other grave rights abuses continue to plague the Central African Republic amid multi-factional fighting.
The International Criminal Court declared unanimously that Congolese ex-military leader Jean-Pierre Bemba is guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The UN Human Rights Commissioner called on governments to investigate claims of grave rights abuses by their peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic.
Former Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen, himself once a child solider abducted at age 14, made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court.
Uganda sid it will send Dominic Ongwen, a leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, to trial at the International Criminal Court for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The UN released its report finding that acts committed by armed factions in the Central African Republic constituted war crimes and crimes against humanity, but not genocide.
Following a preliminary examination, the International Criminal Court prosecutor has opened a formal inquiry into ongoing probable war crimes in the Central African Republic.
Almost 20,000 people of Chadian origin have fled violence in the Central African Republic in recent weeks, targeted by armed groups in xenophobic attacks.
France is escalating its military mission in the Central African Republic, airlifting troops and equipment to the capital Bangui ahead of an anticipated UN-backed intervention.
Michel Djotodia, leader of rebel forces that took power in the Central African Republic, declared that the constitution is dissolved and he is now the nation’s leader.