Short biography and background note on Ratko Mladic. Updated 14 September 2014 to note that, following the presentation of the prosecution's evidence, The Hague Tribunal finds Mladic has a case to answer and orders his trial to continue.
Short biographies and background note on The Three Pashas. Updated 12 September 2014 to include a 'More information' link to an article titled The 1915 Armenian genocide: Finding a fit testament to a timeless crime published in 'The Independent'.
A short biography and background note on Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Updated 10 September 2014 to provide information on various comments made by Tutu during the year, including comments on proposed anti-gay laws in Uganda, a call to boycott the fossil fuel industry, and a call for a "mind shift" on the issue of assisted death.
Short biographies and background notes on François Duvalier and Jean-Claude Duvalier. Updated 10 September 2014 to note a ruling by a Haitian appeals court that Jean-Claude Duvalier can be charged with crimes against humanity.
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