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 ...

Justice must be done for Syria war crimes: U.N. prosecutor

Mar 11, 2016

Justice must be done for Syria war crimes: U.N. prosecutor

The chief prosecutor for the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal said Friday that those behind atrocities in Syria must eventually be held to account, as the conflict prepares to enter its sixth year. “As an international prosecutor and somebody who believes in justice… it is ...

Mar 1, 2016

Dutch ID 30 war crimes suspects among thousands of '15 refugee arrivals

Dutch officials have identified 30 war crimes suspects, including 10 Syrians, among tens of thousands of asylum-seekers who arrived in the country last year, the justice ministry said Monday. Immigration authorities found the 30 after investigating 170 people, Deputy Justice Minister Klaas Dijkhoff told ...

Amnesty says Russians may have committed war crimes in Syria

Dec 23, 2015

Amnesty says Russians may have committed war crimes in Syria

Russia’s bombing of Syria may amount to a war crime because of the number of civilians its strikes have killed, Amnesty International said Wednesday, presenting what it said was evidence that the air raids had violated humanitarian law. “Russian airstrikes in Syria have killed ...

Decapitation of seven Shiite Hazara hostages sparks massive Kabul protest

Nov 12, 2015

Decapitation of seven Shiite Hazara hostages sparks massive Kabul protest

Thousands of protesters marched coffins containing the decapitated bodies of seven Shiite Hazaras through the Afghan capital Kabul Wednesday to demand justice for the gruesome beheadings, which the United Nations says may be considered a war crime. Demonstrators gathered in west Kabul and walked ...