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Barrett Holmes Pitner
24 Nov 11
Victory for incumbent president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is good news despite election boycott by her chief opponent.
Thomas Kwoyelo at the start of his trial in Gulu high court. (Photo: Charles Akena/IRIN )
Barrett Holmes Pitner
14 Oct 11
Granting of amnesty for alleged rebel commander may jeopardise other cases.
Barrett Holmes Pitner
28 Sep 11
Lawyers deny accused was responsible for rebel group’s crimes in eastern Congo.
Caricature depicting a bloodthirsty Gaddafi in Al-Bayda - but now the rebels are being accused of human rights violations. (Photo: ليبي صح/Wikimedia)
Barrett Holmes Pitner
13 Sep 11
Rights organisations urge interim Tripoli authority to curb reported abuses and commit to fair system of justice.
Ennahda, an Islamist party, is one of the few groups whose political ideology is known to many Tunisian voters. (Photo: Flickr/Magharebia)
Barrett Holmes Pitner
2 Sep 11
Voters finding it hard to pick which party to vote amid deluge of information from media.
American soldiers from the Georgia National Guard training Ugandan troops, April 2011. (Photo: US Army/Sgt. 1st Class Brock Jones)
Barrett Holmes Pitner
17 Aug 11
Efforts to defeat feared group run into trouble as regional governments fail to address threat.
A South Sudanese soldier holds up the new national flag during the July 9 independence celebrations. The army is closely associated with the ruling party. (Photo: UN Photo/Paul Banks)
Barrett Holmes Pitner
25 Jul 11
World’s newest country faces challenge of establishing democracy that includes all factions.
Children separated from their families following an LRA attack on their village. (Photo: Julien Harneis/Flickr)
Barrett Holmes Pitner, Simon Jennings, Irene Achan, Arthur Okot
11 Jul 11
As the first LRA rebel is set to face justice, experts wonder whether the court trying him can adequately handle the case.