War crimes tribunal sought to try Islamic State detainees

Sep 24, 2016

War crimes tribunal sought to try Islamic State detainees

War crimes investigators collecting evidence of the Islamic State group’s elaborate operation to kidnap thousands of women as sex slaves say they have a case to try IS leaders with crimes against humanity but cannot get the global backing to bring current detainees before ...

U.N. halts Syria aid convoys after 'savage' airstrike deemed deliberate

Sep 21, 2016

U.N. halts Syria aid convoys after 'savage' airstrike deemed deliberate

Volunteers were still dousing the fires from an overnight attack on an aid convoy that killed 20 civilians as the U.N. announced Tuesday it was suspending overland aid deliveries in Syria, jeopardizing food and medical security for millions of besieged and hard-to-reach civilians. Confusion ...

Sep 20, 2016

Canada security agencies helped Syria in torture cases: documents

Canada’s spy agency and federal police quietly cooperated with Syrian military intelligence in the post-9/11 torture of three Canadians, documents revealed by public broadcaster CBC showed Monday. The three men were arrested by Syrian military intelligence during trips abroad from 2001 to 2004, suspected ...