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24 Jan 14
Highest appeals court disputes ombudsman’s findings, and insists bribery is punished, not encouraged.
Experts say a number of hurdles need to be overcome for Kony to be tried at Uganda's High Court. (Photo: Simon Jennings)
23 Jan 14
Experts consider steps needed to bring rebel chief before local war crimes court.
Princess India D'Afghanistan. (Photo: IWPR)
16 Jan 14
At 84, daughter of King Amanullah still dedicated to humanitarian projects.
Armenian justice minister Hrayr Tovmasyan. (Photo: Photolure agency)
9 Jan 14
Government plans to reduce use of custody orders for suspects awaiting trial.
View of Pul-e Alam. (Photo: 1st Lt. John Severns, US Air Force/Wikimedia Commons)
Investigative Report
8 Jan 14
“I do what I want,” says Pul-e Alam mayor, as anti-corruption agency and regional governor say they are powerless to act on allegations.
Georgia's justice minister Tea Tsulukiani. (Photo: Georgian justice ministry).
22 Dec 13
Anger at government backtracking on pledge to review past convictions.
Scene from the video footage that launched criminal proceedings against Gular Ahmadova. (Screengrab shot: from YouTube upload of September 2012)
10 Dec 13
Trial of ruling-party politician rare example of senior figure being brought to book.
A mosque and a church in Pocitelj, Bosnia and Herzegovina. (Photo: Simon Jennings/IWPR)
Special Report
6 Dec 13
Politicians rush to claim triumph for their own particular group, even though census data on ethnicity hasn’t come out yet.
 Nefta, an oasis town close to Tunisia's western border with Algeria. (Photo: Tico/Wikimedia Commons)
29 Nov 13
Customs service lacks the manpower, vehicles and helicopters it would need to stem the flow of consumer goods, arms and drugs.