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Police told to find Neruda murderer

Forty years after the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, a judge ordered police to find the man that prosecutors allege may have been instrumental in poisoning him.

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Huge Argentina human rights trial begins

On Wednesday, the trial of no less than 68 former military and civilian officials of the 1976-1983 Argentine military dictatorship began in Buenos Aires.

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British crimes in Kenya "cannot be forgotten," says victim

Wambugu Wa Nyingi, Paolo Muoka Nzili, and Jane Muthoni Mara are among tens of thousands of Kenyans who were sent to concentration camps.

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Hungary arrest could result in answers to old questions

This case has importance far beyond the issue of one man's guilt or innocence.

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Shell must be held accountable for murder, say Nigerian victims

The case could mean that the days of corporations getting away with massive human rights abuse without legal consequence may be coming to an end.

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Monsanto found guilty of poisoning French farmer

"I am alive today," said Francois, now 47. "But part of the farming population is going to be sacrificed and is going to die because of this."

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Trial of Posada Carriles starts in Texas

On Monday January 10, the trial of Luis Posada Carriles began in the federal courthouse in El Paso, Texas. Posada is seen in most of Latin America as a terrorist, responsible for many deaths.  Yet he is only being tried on two counts of perjury, one of obstruction of justice, one of naturalization fraud and seven of lying to immigration authorities.