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UN court rejects Myanmar claims, will hear Rohingya case

Jul. 22, 2022 11:34 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Judges at the United Nations’ highest court on Friday dismissed preliminary objections by Myanmar to a case alleging the Southeast Asian nation is responsible for genocide against the Rohingya ethnic minority. The decision establishing the...

Gambia court sentences ex-spy chief to death for murder

Jul. 14, 2022 11:11 AM EDT

MBOUR, Senegal (AP) — A Gambian court has sentenced a former spy chief and four others to death Wednesday after finding them guilty of the 2016 murder of a political activist. Former director general of the defunct National Intelligence Agency, Yankuba Badjie, was convicted along...