Video still from the one-year vigil for Christopher Kapessa.

BLM brings new hope for Wales family seeking justice for Black teen’s death 

Last year, 13-year-old Christopher Kapessa, who was Black, drowned when a schoolmate allegedly pushed him into a river. Now, the global Black Lives Matter movement has given the family new hope the suspect will be prosecuted. 

A courtroom sketch shows Peter Madsen during the trial regarding the killing of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, in Copenhagen, Denmark, on April 25, 2018.

Life sentence for Danish submarine entrepreneur who murdered Swedish journalist


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Copenhagen Police's Special prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen is seen during a news conference in front of the Copenhagen Police Headquarters after the prosecutor's office announced the charge in the submarine murder case against Peter Madsen, in Copenhagen

Denmark to seek life sentence for inventor who killed journalist Kim Wall

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi wearing a suit and tie leads Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, wearing prison orange, into court.

Immigration wasn’t part of the San Francisco trial for the death of Kathryn Steinle — but here’s why it became part of the story

Valdez protest

Mourning a journalist in Mexico who said ‘no to silence’


The killing of a high-profile reporter, Javier Valdez Cárdenas, has sparked outrage throughout the country.

Korea propaganda loudspeakers

Huge loudspeakers will blast assassination news into North Korea


North Korea is hermetically sealed off from most outside news reports. South Korean psy-ops agents, however, have found a way to penetrate that seal.

The town of Las Vueltas has almost no murders, but it does have a museum collection of guns and AK-47s that date back to El Salvador's civil war.

These isolated towns in dangerous El Salvador are murder-free zones


Homicides are skyrocketing in El Salvador, but in one part of the country, there’s a cluster of towns that, year after year, report almost no murders.

Ahmed al-Jumaili, who was killed in Dallas last week, had recently joined his wife Zahraa in Dallas after emigrating from Iraq.

A killing in Dallas has the Muslim community on edge


Ahmed al-Jumaili had only been in Dallas for less than three weeks when he was shot and killed. But members of the Muslim community in north Texas say hostility and hate crimes are nothing new, and have been on the rise in recent years.

El Salvador's defense minister, General Rafael Humberto Larios, speaks during a news conference in San Salvador in a 1990 file photo. Larios and eight other former Salvadoran soldiers were arrested in 2011 for suspected involvement in the 1989 killing of

How justice for slain Americans took a backseat to Cold War politics


The killing of four Americans in El Salvador in 1980 exposed the brutality of US-backed governments in Latin America. But at the time, the fight against communism obscured justice for the victims — even in the eyes of their own government.