African lawyers meeting in Madrid say international courts are seen as biased. This perception undermines local African justice reform efforts.
Hillary Clinton will promote a US-sponsored resolution Wednesday that seeks to strengthen a measure approved last year that condemns the use of rape in conflict.
Troops loyal to military junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara fired live rounds into a crowd of protesters Monday in clashes that killed more than 150. Why?
Emily Arnold-Fernandez's first client was a Liberian teen who would be forced to go to war without her help.
During her seven-country tour, Clinton highlighted the continent's successes, stressed the work yet to be done, and strengthened US trading alliances.
The country, led by Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has made significant strides since its brutal civil war ended in 2003.
Viktor Bout, an alleged arms dealer to war criminals, successfully fought a US extradition request in Thailand. Prosecutors are likely to appeal.
One aim: to bolster relations with resource-rich countries where China has been aggressively extending its presence.