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16:11 EDT

[JURIST] Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] Luis Moreno-Ocampo [official profile] said Friday at a meeting of states party to the ICC treaty [press release] that he would seek arrest warrants for the leaders of rebel groups in Sudan's Darfur region [JURIST news archive]. The arrest [read more]

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[JURIST] A closed court in military-ruled Myanmar [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive] has sentenced three top pro-democracy leaders to 65 years in prison, relatives of the leaders told AFP Saturday. Activists Min Ko Naing [advocacy website], Ko Ko Gyu, and Ktay Kywe were all sentenced along with other members of [read more]

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[JURIST] A Kentucky jury Friday ordered three members of the Imperial Klans of America (IKA), including "Imperial Wizard" Ron Edwards, to pay $1.5 million in compensatory damages and $1 million in punitive damages for a racially motivated attack against Jordan Gruver, a 16-year-old boy of Panamanian descent, during an alleged [read more]

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