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JAKARTA: A defendant accused of hurling rocks at the police during student protests in the capital in September of last year has told a panel of judges at the Central Jakarta District Court that he was tortured by the police to falsely confess to having attacked authorities.
YAOUNDE (Reuters) - The trial of seven Cameroonian soldiers accused of participating in the killing of two women and two children has begun behind closed doors, two judicial sources said on Tuesday, after a video of the incident sparked an international outcry.
YANGON (AFP): A Myanmar-appointed panel concluded Monday (Jan 20) that some soldiers likely committed war crimes against its Rohingya Muslim community but the military was not guilty of genocide, findings swiftly condemned by rights groups.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman will roll out its Custodial Medical Unit (CMU) this month in five states nationwide.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's top cop admits he has failed to deliver fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, to justice here.
Xinjiang is in the spotlight again as the US and West renew their accusations of China violating human rights. But this time around, Beijing is vigorously fighting back.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Killings, rapes and other violence committed by an ethnic armed group in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo against a rival group may amount to crimes against humanity and possibly even genocide, the United Nations said on Friday.
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament called on Sunday for U.S. and other foreign troops to leave as a backlash grows against the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general, and President Donald Trump doubled down on threats to target Iranian cultural sites if Tehran retaliates.
SEOUL: A group of 11 North Koreans who were detained in Vietnam while seeking to defect to South Korea have been released thanks to the help of European institutions, a Seoul-based activist group said on Saturday (Jan 4).
SEOUL (Reuters) - A group of 11 North Koreans who were detained in Vietnam while seeking to defect to South Korea have been released thanks to the help of European institutions, a Seoul-based activist group said on Saturday.