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UK and Canadian MPs to collaborate on genocide prevention

Stephen Twigg MP, Chair of the British All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity (APPG) and Senator Roméo A. Dallaire, Chair of the Canadian All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Genocide and Other Crimes Against Humanity (GPG) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding formalising the bi-lateral relationship between the [...]

First UK arrest for Crimes Against Humanity: Peru death squad suspect held in Devon

16 Mar 11 - A Peruvian man, who has not been named, was arrested in Devon yesterday on suspicion of involvement in torture and crimes against humanity committed by government-backed death squads targeting guerrilla groups in Peru in the late 1980s and early 1990s.   He is the first person to be arrested since loopholes [...]

Aegis nominated for award

10 December 2009 - We're very flattered to have been jointly nominated, with Redress, for the Liberty-JUSTICE Human Rights Awards.  Both organisations have been put forward for: "For their pivotal role, through concerted lobbying, in obtaining key changes to British law relating to crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide, and in obtaining justice for [...]