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WAR CRIMES NEWS

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April 13, 2019 12:03 am

Arrest of Julian Assange brings up questions of press freedom. And transparency, and its limits, in an inter-connected world.

Some Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen may amount to war crimes: UN

August 28, 2018 10:39 pm

The experts said they did not examine the United States and Britain, who supply weapons and intelligence to the alliance, or Iranian support for the Houthis, but other UN bodies were doing so. They urged all states to restrict arms sales to help end the war.

Serb ultranationalist Vojislav Seselj acquitted of war crimes by UN court

March 31, 2016 5:43 pm

"Following this verdict, Vojislav Seselj is now a free man,'' Presiding Judge Jean-Claude Antonetti at the hearing in The Hague, which Seselj did not attend.

War crimes, illegal refugee returns marred 2015 human righs: Amnesty

February 24, 2016 9:36 am

War crimes or other violations of the "laws of war" were committed by governments or armed groups in at least 19 countries, Amnesty said in its annual review of human rights around the world.

Iraq War-Crimes Case: Marine sergeant guilty of murder in retrial for 2006 civilian killing

June 18, 2015 8:51 am

Hutchins had his conviction overturned twice by military courts after rulings that there were errors in the handling of his case.

War crimes court opens probe into Palestinian territories

January 17, 2015 2:04 pm

The cases could also include alleged war crimes by Hamas, which controls Gaza.

Fugitive Bangladesh politician gets death for 1971 war crimes

November 13, 2014 1:46 pm

M.A. Zahid Hossain Khokon is a fugitive and believed to be in Sweden with his son and daughter.

UN urged to refer North Korea to war crimes court

October 23, 2014 1:04 am

A judge urged the UN to seek war crimes prosecutions of North Korea regime despite Pyongyang's "charm offensive."

UN names 3-member panel to probe Gaza conflict war crimes

August 12, 2014 10:25 am

The resolution requested that the commission present a written report to the Human Rights Council.

Sri Lankan Parliament to decide on probe by UN rights panel

June 11, 2014 3:09 pm

Rajapaksa said his government had been penalised by the international community for ending terrorism.