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May 11, 2018
Sri Lanka Army to set up directorate to counter war crime charges levied on it during final phase of conflict with LTTEThe Sri Lankan Army has set up a special international directorate tasked with countering allegations of war crimes, Army Chief Mahesh Senanayake has said
Mar 13, 2018
UN slams 'monstrous indifference' to children suffering in Syria, expresses concern for kids trapped in Eastern GhoutaFlouting demands for Syria ceasefires shows "monstrous indifference" to the suffering of millions of children needing a respite from violence, a top UN rights official said
Nov 30, 2017
Slobodan Praljak drinks poison in court: Bosnian Croat not the first war criminal to pick suicide over facing justiceBosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak on Wednesday became the third defendant at the UN war crimes court for the former Yugoslavia to take his own life.
Nov 23, 2017
'Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic gets life sentence: Victims kin only 'partially satisfied' with UN war crime verdictMladic was sentenced on Wednesday to life imprisonment, found guilty of 10 charges including genocide and war crimes.
Nov 22, 2017
'The Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic sentenced to life for war crimes, genocide; UN terms verdict 'momentous victory for justice'Maldiac was facing verdicts on 11 counts of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes for allegedly masterminding atrocities by Serb forces during Bosnia's 1992-95 war.
Nov 03, 2017
ICC war crimes prosecutors seek to open Afghanistan probe, US could face investigationThe move is said to be The Hague-based court's most complex and politically controversial investigation to date and will be the first time possible crimes committed by US forces could be under the spotlight
Sep 16, 2017
India favours first discussion at UNGA in 12 years on prevention of genocide, war crimesIndia has favoured a discussion in the UN General Assembly, the first in 12 years, on 'Responsibility to Protect' and the prevention of genocide, war crimes
Aug 20, 2017
Joint Taliban, Islamic State massacre that killed 27 Afghan civilians may amount to war crime, says UNA United Nations investigation published on Sunday confirmed that Taliban and self-proclaimed Islamic State insurgents jointly massacred dozens of people in Afghanistan.
Aug 13, 2017
Syria conflict: UN commission says there is enough evidence to convict Bashar al-Assad of war crimesA UN commission probing Syria rights abuses has gathered enough evidence to convict President Bashar al-Assad of war crimes.
Aug 07, 2017
Carla del Ponte quits UN inquiry commission on Syria, says lack of political backing from UNSCA member of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria said on Sunday she was quitting because a lack of political backing from the UN Security Council had made the job impossible.