German authorities conducted raids against Chechen asylum-seekers suspected of forming a crime ring on Wednesday. Authorities rounded up 16 suspects in the raids across three German states: Saxony, Thuringia and Rhineland-Palatinate. The suspects hailed primarily from Russia's … [Read more...] about German authorities raid alleged Chechen crime ring
Fresh deadly clashes hit several areas of the Central African Republic this week as international alarm grows over the spread of violence in the deeply troubled country. The clashes involved the majority Muslim rebel group Seleka and a predominantly Christian group … [Read more...] about Central African Republic government urged to hold rebel commanders accountable for war crimes
The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) said it had recorded 6,193 incidents of hate crime from mid-June to mid-July, in figures obtained from police forces in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The most commonly reported crimes were harassment, assault and other violence … [Read more...] about British police report over 6,000 hate crimes in month since Brexit vote
Just before 6 p.m. on September 25, 58-year-old Nasser Kurdy was stabbed in the neck from behind with a knife as he walked into Altrincham Islamic Center in Cheshire. The assault on the Muslim surgeon, who had volunteered to treat victims of the Manchester Arena terrorist attack … [Read more...] about Is the UK’s racist hate crime problem out of control?
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Friday she would ask its judges to open a formal investigation into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan, in a probe that could include US forces. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in a statement that a there was "a … [Read more...] about ICC prosecutor asks for probe into war crimes in Afghanistan