Filter by region
The International Criminal Court suffered a major setback when its first case against a sitting head of state collapsed. Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta was indicted for crimes against humanity but critical evidence and witnesses failed to materialise - government complicity, say prosecutors - and the charges were withdrawn in December 2014. Despite accusations th...
Professor Colleen Graffy
Syria’s government forces have been fighting against a popular revolt for more than a year. So far more than 11,000 have been killed in what is a battle for regional ambition rather than freedom for its citizens. But the fall of President Bashar al-Assad will have immeasurable consequences for the entire Middle East. Now is an opportunity for Europe to show it stil...