Belgium Apologizes for Kidnapping Children From African Colonies
Prime Minister Charles Michel offered the apology for the kidnapping and forced adoption of thousands of children born to mixed-race couples when Belgium ruled Congo, Rwanda and Burundi.
Why the I.C.C. Should Rejoice When America Attacks It
John Boltonâ€™s latest onslaught may be the boost the ailing tribunal needs.
U.S. Attack on I.C.C. Is Seen as Bolstering Worldâ€™s Despots
John R. Boltonâ€™s critique of the International Criminal Court echoes criticisms from dictators and threatens the future of the court, the U.N.â€™s war-crimes prosecution mechanism.
A French-Rwandan Rap Star Turned Novelist From Burundi
GaĂ«l Fayeâ€™s â€śSmall Country,â€ť a huge hit in France, lands in the United States next week.
Burundi Voters Back Constitution Extending Presidential Term
The new rules pave the way for Pierre Nkurunziza, the countryâ€™s longest-serving president, to potentially stay in power until 2034.
Burundiâ€™s Leader Can Extend His Term. His African Peers Take Notes.
Pierre Nkurunziza, the leader of a tiny African country, could become an â€śeternalâ€ť president after a referendum to extend terms in office.
In Tiny Burundi, a Huge Vote
Citizens of the small landlocked East African nation of Burundi headed to the polls on Thursday to vote on a referendum to change the constitution. Our East Africa bureau chief, Jina Moore, was there documenting the day and the mood of those voting for and against the changes.
Weâ€™re Not Done Yet, Hague Court Tells Burundiâ€™s Leaders
The International Criminal Court opened a criminal investigation into state-sponsored violence, two weeks after the African nation exited the court.
Jewish Philanthropists Create a Prize for Christian Missionaries
â€śLove the stranger,â€ť says the Torah. So a rabbiâ€™s husband created a $500,000 award for the â€śsuperheroesâ€ť who provide medical care in Africa.
Burundi Quits International Criminal Court
It became the first country to withdraw, a month after a U.N. commission called for a criminal inquiry that might lead by to Burundiâ€™s leaders.