Archaeological researchers have uncovered a possible mass grave in Oaklawn Cemetery, Tulsa’s oldest graveyard. It could finally reveal how many people were killed in the infamous 1921 attack on Greenwood, Oklahoma’s Black Wall Street.
Efrain Rios Montt had already been convicted in 2013 of ordering the brutal slaughter of indigenous Guatemalans in the military's scorched earth counterinsurgency campaigns between 1982 and 1983.
Proponents hope a truth commission could offer closure to millions of Colombians affected by the conflict. Both sides are responsible for human-rights abuses, while distrust and resentment for past atrocities remain high.
In internal documents, Pentagon analysts at US Northern Command express concern over cases of security forces killing unarmed civilians in Mexico. The US has sent $2.5 billion to Mexico for its fight against drug cartels.
A series of vicious massacres have left over 250 people dead in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The FARDC has launched an offensive.
Violence is worsening in South Sudan amid fears that ethnic killings are "spiraling out of control" and calls for sanctions grow.
A new set of protesters is challenging the status quo and defying the harsh new anti-demonstration law.
In the past couple years, mass demonstration has gone from a weapon of the people to a tool of the state, but now a new set of protesters is challenging the status quo and defying the harsh new anti-demonstration law.