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Human rights and crimes against humanity

Nigerian Senator "violated child rights"

Ahmed Kerima is said to have married a 13-year old Egyptian girl. Human rights group are now trying to have him prosecuted for violating the Child Rights Act. 


"In Iran we feel a wind of change"

Gariwo interviewed Amir Seradji, representative of the Iranian student movement "the Green wave" in Italy, about the vote in Tehran. Young people celebrated the victory of Rohani, but at the same times they still mourn Neda and the other victims of repression. 


Iran, awaiting elections

Editorial by Antonio Ferrari

The most important political appointment in the Mid-East torn by the Syrian civil war and ravaged by misery, which will require a multibillion investment only to let the population restore its dignity, is not going to occur in or near


Let's take care of people

On the occasion of the inauguration in Milan of a garden honoring Anna Politkovskaja, Gariwo interviewed Vitalij Jaroshevskij, Deputy director of Novaja Gazeta, the newspaper where she worked.


Anna Politkovskaja, my sister

On the occasion of the inauguration in Milan of a garden honoring Anna Politkovskaja, Gariwo interviewed the sister of the Russian journalist, Elena Kudinova. In her words, the memory of Anna and of her passion for the truth.


Signs of detente at the 38° parallel

After many years, dialogue between Seoul and Pyongyang. In the middle of the negotiation, the economic cooperation, but also the construction of a relation of faith and reconciliation.


Crimes of genocide and against the humankind

the denial of the individual's value

The first legal definition in the domain of mass persecution dates back to 1915 and concerns the massacres of the Armenian populations perpetrated by the Turks, which were followed by the trials of the perpetrators before the Martial Court. In the Treaty of Sèvres in 1920 the Great Powers use the terms "crimes against civilization" and "crimes of lèse-humanity". In the aftermath of Second World War, face the Holocaust tragedy, the Military Tribunal of the Nurnberger Trials against Nazi officials started the proceeding by stating the crimes on which it was competent... On 9 December 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations unanimously approved the Convention for the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide, which is considered as the most heinous crime against Humanity. 

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