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World News | Reuters | Sunday January 18, 2015
The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas said on Saturday that it welcomed a decision by the International Criminal Court to launch an inquiry into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 17, 2015
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) launched a preliminary probe on Friday that could clear the way for a full-scale investigation into possible war crimes in Palestinian territories - plunging the court into the most politically...
World News | Reuters | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Pope Francis called on Sri Lanka to uncover the truth of what happened during its bloody civil war as part of a healing process between religious communities, as he arrived in Colombo a few days after the island's wartime leaders were voted out.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 8, 2015
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse appeared unstoppable after overseeing a crushing defeat of Tamil guerrillas, but charges of corruption, nepotism and war crimes have dogged his second term in office.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 6, 2015
A fierce debate is raging within Israel's military over the extent to which soldiers should be held legally accountable for their actions during last year's Gaza war, with commanders increasingly at odds with military lawyers.
World News | Jerusalem | Sunday January 4, 2015
srael has decided to freeze a monthly revenue transfer to the Palestinians in response to President Mahmoud Abbas's approach to the International Criminal Court and other international agencies, an Israeli official said today.
World News | Reuters | Saturday January 3, 2015
Israel is looking at ways to prosecute senior Palestinians for war crimes in the United States and elsewhere in response to Palestinian steps to join the International Criminal Court, an Israeli official said today.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 3, 2015
The Palestinians submitted documents to the United Nations to join the International Criminal Court today, a high-stakes move that will soon enable them to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday December 31, 2014
A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal sentenced an Islamist party leader to death today after convicting him of atrocities committed during a 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Fighting between armed groups in Libya has killed hundreds of civilians and could lead to prosecution for war crimes, the UN's top human rights official said .
World News | Reuters | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Hundreds of civilians in Libya have been killed in fighting since late August, the United Nations said today, warning commanders of armed groups that they could face prosecution for possible war crimes including executions and torture.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Sri Lanka's president, under pressure from his main opponent in upcoming elections, on Tuesday promised a judicial inquiry into allegations that his troops killed thousands of Tamil civilians at the end of the civil war.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Bangladesh's war crimes court today sentenced a former government minister to hang for rape and genocide during the 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 14, 2014
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir Saturday hailed the International Criminal Court's suspension of its investigations into alleged war crimes in Darfur, accusing it of trying to "humiliate and subjugate" his country.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday December 9, 2014
The Israeli military's destruction of civilian buildings during its Protective Edge offensive this summer amounts to war crimes and must be investigated, human rights monitor Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
World News | Associated Press | Friday November 7, 2014
A report by human rights researchers at Harvard Law School has found that military activities carried out by Myanmar's powerful Minister of Home Affairs when the country was still under dictatorship could constitute war crimes.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Israel of committing war crimes during the war in the Gaza Strip this summer, saying it displayed "callous indifference" in attacks on family homes in the densely populated coastal area.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 3, 2014
Bangladesh's highest court on Monday upheld the death sentence against a leader of the largest Islamist party after he was convicted of committing war crimes, including mass murder, during the 1971 independence conflict.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 2, 2014
A media tycoon who is a key figure in Bangladesh's largest Islamist party was sentenced to death on Sunday for war crimes, just days after its leader was ordered hanged for similar offences.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 30, 2014
Israel should investigate all alleged violations committed by its forces during three recent wars in Gaza and ensure military commanders are brought to justice for any crimes, a UN human rights watchdog said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 24, 2014
A Bangladeshi Islamist party leader serving 90 years in prison for crimes during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence has died, a doctor said.
World News | Associated Press | Friday October 24, 2014
A former Bangladeshi Islamist party leader who was convicted of war crimes involving his country's 1971 independence war has died of a heart attack in a prison cell of a government hospital.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 8, 2014
More than two weeks after a Nepalese hunger striker died, his frozen corpse still lies unclaimed in a hospital morgue - a grim reminder of the desperate struggle for justice by the families of victims of the decade-long civil war.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 27, 2014
Sri Lanka has won the backing of 22 nations in its battle against the United Nation's war crimes probe into the country's human rights record during its brutal civil war.