International brief ~ Sierra Leone war crimes court in need of more funding, human rights group says

New York-based monitoring group Human Rights Watch published a report Wednesday warning that the Special Court for Sierra Leone needs more funding to ensure that the Court is able to provide fair and effective justice.... The Korea Times reports that the third South Korean judge to sit on an international criminal court or tribunal will be leaving Korea Friday for Rwanda to take his position on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Park Seon-ki served as a judge advocate in the Korean military and as legal advisor to US Forces in Korea.... Russia has offered a $10 million bounty for information leading to the arrest of Chechen rebel leaders Shamil Basayev and Aslan Maskhadov. The offer comes after Beslan residents buried over 330 people killed during the recent hostage crisis at a local school. BBC News has more.

 

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