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Nearly 75,000 of those made homeless during inter-communal conflict in June and transferred to temporary camps are living in conditions “worse than animals”, according to the Rohingya Human Rights Association in Bangkok

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The Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga, 51, attending the first-ever sentencing delivered by the International Criminal Court

Warlord jailed for 14 years over use of child soldiers

The International Criminal Court yesterday sentenced a Congolese warlord to 14 years in prison, a watershed moment for the 10-year-old tribunal and a potential landmark in the struggle to protect children during wartime.

Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga jailed for 14 years by International Criminal Court

A Congolese warlord has been jailed for 14 years by the International Criminal Court for using child soldiers.

Subversive: Luis Buñuel’s film impressed critics and the public alike on its release in 1972

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Buñuel's The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie has been newly restored. It's still unsettling, says Geoffrey Macnab

Man who protested during Tony Blair's appearance at Leveson Inquiry may face charges

Police and prosecutors will decide whether to press charges against the protester who interrupted Tony Blair's evidence to the Leveson Inquiry.

Las Vegas grocer deported over Bosnian war crimes allegations

A man accused of commanding a police squad that rounded up Bosnian Muslims for slaughter in 1995 fashioned a new life in Las Vegas as a modest grocery store owner before being arrested and deported to his native country, a lawyer and US officials said yesterday.

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