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The ICC has another African leader in its sights

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is a permanent tribunal to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression (although it cannot currently exercise jurisdiction over the crime of aggression). It was set up in 2002. The prosecutor of the ICC is Luis Moreno-Ocampo. Luis Moreno-Ocampo told the UN Security […]

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War on Terror

Bin Laden, the Cycle of Violence and Human Rights

Osama Bin Laden and the radical islamic movement of which he was a part were trained and funded by intelligence forces of the US, as a way of undermining the Soviet Union for geo-strategic reasons and because that is the kind of thing intelligence services do. That is a matter of record. Subsequently, Osama Bin […]

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Libyan Civil War

Open Letter to Human Rights Watch

On 15th April Human Rights Watch issued a statement asserting, “Government forces loyal to the Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, have fired cluster munitions into residential areas in the western city of Misrata.” Subsequent reports indicate a large number of civilians died in these attacks. According to Fred Abrahams, Human Rights Watch assigned responsibility for these […]

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About Human Rights Investigations

Welcome to Human Rights Investigations

HRI is focused on investigating human rights abuses which have not been brought to the public’s attention and also to act as a watchdog for other human rights organisations. HRI is internationalist in outlook, focused on the human rights of the poorest people, dedicated to peaceful resolution of conflicts and not afraid to take on […]