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  • Stopping Kony: Why has the ICC tackled cases from only Africa?

     
    The notorious Joseph Kony is wanted by the International Criminal Court, along with seven other men accused of heinous crimes. It’s hard not to notice that all of the wanted men are from Africa. African leaders have definitely noticed: Last year the...
  • L.A. Times bestsellers, featuring Rosanne Cash

     
    Anyone who follows Rosanne Cash on Twitter knows she's funny, candid and smart. "Must check celebrity health & beauty blogs to discern inability to sleep. Probably repressing inner Goddess or not eating enough seaweed," she Tweeted earlier this week,...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Zorn and Byrne on how to stop the violence

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Wednesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to approaches to the high profile problem.....
  • Cambodia after the killing fields

    Cambodia after the killing fields
    A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...
  • Alpha males: 'A-Team' director and cast hope to avoid B-remake status.

     
    Fox's $100-million adaptation of “The A-Team” (June 11) takes glee in rehashing certain touchstones of the cheese-tacular '80s TV action-comedy series. Where the original Alpha Unit was a quartet of disgraced Vietnam war vets turned soldiers of f...
  • Sri Lanka angered by new calls to investigate war crimes

     
    Nearly three years after the end of a bloody war that endured for a quarter of a century, Sri Lanka faces new calls to investigate alleged war crimes and stop a continuing pattern of shadowy disappearances and detentions. The accusations have angered...
  • Sri Lankan monks pray against call to investigate war crimes

     
    Every day on World Now we choose a remarkable photo from around the world. Today we spotted this vivid shot of Buddhist monks gathering in Sri Lanka, pushing against calls to investigate alleged war crimes....
  • Court convicts former Congolese warlord of using child soldiers

     
    After waiting almost a decade for justice, Congolese victims of former warlord Thomas Lubanga saw him convicted Wednesday by the International Criminal Court at the Hague, the first verdict in the panel's 10-year history. Lubanga could face life...
  • Syria can't escape international law's 'long reach,' Cameron says

     
    British Prime Minister David Cameron argued Wednesday while visiting the United States that Syria would not be able to escape the “long reach” of international law. His remarks came on the same day the International Criminal Court handed out...
  • Conservatism's two faces

    Conservatism's two faces
    Last week, the nation lost an elegant inquisitor and a nasty pugilist. Both were conservatives and natives of Southern California, and they agreed about many matters of policy. But James Q. Wilson delved deeply on matters of significance and left a vast...
  • Brand X Files: Sienna Miller tantrum. New lesbian Kendra sex tape? Pink Hitler poster fury.

     
    Jude Law and Sienna Miller in ‘blazing row’ at top London nightspot: Onlooker claims "Sienna had a huge tantrum." (Daily Mail) Pink Hitler posters provoke fury: Giant posters of Hitler dressed in bright pink, with a love heart in place of a swast...
  • Major Crimes Decline, LAPD Says

     
    “I’m No Good … No Good … No Good!” June 12, 1960: The LAPD, which has kept detailed statistics for decades, finds that major crimes declined 5.7% in 1959 after a three-year increase. Of the 3,124 people who applied to be officers, 256 joined the...