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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 362 victims of human trafficking victims were rescued in the first eight months of this year.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - At least 18,667 children in Colombia were forced to join the now-demobilized FARC guerrilla group and subjected to abuses and treatment considered war crimes over a 20-year period, the country's transitional justice court (JEP) said on Tuesday.
The 'Smallville' actress pleaded guilty for her role in recruiting women to be sex slaves in Keith Raniere's controversial NXIVM cult.
According to the UN, sexual violence continues to be perpetrated with impunity by traffickers and smugglers along migration routes, in detention centres, judicial police prisons, and against urban migrants by militants and armed groups in Libya.
SEOUL (AFP): A South Korean court on Wednesday (April 21) dismissed a case brought by a handful of World War II sex slaves and their families against the Japanese government, saying Tokyo enjoyed "sovereign immunity" over the issue, reports said.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Louis Lakor was seven years old when Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army killed his family and kidnapped him to use as a child soldier. On Thursday the International Criminal Court found the commander responsible, Dominic Ongwen, guilty of war crimes.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A former Ugandan child soldier who became a commander of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army was convicted on Thursday of dozens of crimes, including widespread rape, sexual enslavement, child abductions, torture and murder, including killings of babies.
The victims have asked for “a sincere apology” rather than monetary reparations.
How can the court reject the application of sovereign immunity by the Japanese government and rule that it violated international norms?
SEOUL, Jan 9 (Reuters): A South Korean court for the first time on Friday ordered Japan to compensate 12 women who were forced to work in its wartime brothels, a ruling that drew a rebuke from Tokyo and threatened to rekindle a diplomatic feud between the two countries.