crimes against humanity

Aung San Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar against genocide charges

She was a global human rights and democracy icon, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and a political prisoner who spent 15 years under house arrest. But this week, Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will personally defend her country from accusations of genocide against the Rohingya community at the United Nation's top court.

Petition to investigate Saudi crown prince sent to ICC

Two Washington attorneys are calling on International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to push for an investigation into Saudi Arabia's crown prince for the alleged kidnapping, torture and assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi one year after his disappearance as well as for other crimes against humanity, according to a petition obtained by CNN on Tuesday.

House says Myanmar crimes against Rohingya are genocide

The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution Thursday declaring that the crimes committed by Myanmar's security forces against Rohingya Muslims constitute genocide -- a notable move given the US State Department has yet to make such a designation.