humanity

Protecting cultural heritage from terrorism: an “imperative for humanity”

It’s an imperative for humanity, to prevent the destruction of the world’s heritage by terrorists, and the trafficking of cultural treasures, said ministers launching a new partnership at the UN on Sunday.

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In move welcomed by UN, Senegal can now try former Chadian leader

The top United Nations human rights official has welcomed changes to Senegal’s constitution to make it possible for national courts to try crimes against humanity, paving the way for former Chadian leader Hissène Habré to be tried for alleged crimes committed during the 1980s.