When conflict ends, relatives and friends try to find the dead and missing. A conference in The Hague is now drawing attention to a topic tat is often overlooked.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited a historic Christian town recently retaken by his regime forces. During the Easter visit to Maaloula, Assad met with a Christian priest.
Not long ago, many observers thought the overthrow of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad was only months away. The tide has turned - and his hold on power seems increasingly secure, but why?
A million people died in East Africa alone during the First World War. Many Africans also fought in Europe, defending the interests of their colonial masters. Today, their sacrifice has been largely forgotten.
Although the fighting in Syria rages on, accountability experts say now is the time to prepare the population of the war-torn state for the complexities of serving justice on a nationwide scale.
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