This Week in Africa: AU Summit Discusses Libya

0 Malabo, Jul 2. -A summit meeting of the African Union (AU) rejected an international warrant for the arrest of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. An AU resolution called for peace in Libya and noted that AU member states would not cooperate with the arrest of Gaddafi or others people ordered by the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC recently claimed

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Chile:Killers of Victor Jara Could Stand Trial

3 Santiago, Chile, Dec 23. -The Human Rights Program of the Interior Ministry of Chile has ordered the arrest of four Army troops charged with taking part in the kidnapping and assassination of singer-songwriter Victor Jara. Lawyer Cristian Cruz requested the detention and trial against Edwin Dimter, Hugo Sanchez, Raul Jofre and former attorney Rolando Melo, who served as officers

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Putin Considers Arrest of Wikileaks Founder Disrespectful

1 Moscow, Dec 10. -Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin questioned the respect for democracy in the West, after the arrest in London of Julian Assange, the founder of WIKILEAKS, who voluntarily gave himself up to the authorities. Putin made the remark statements in a press conference in Moscow together with his French colleague Francois Fillon, with whom he attended the

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