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Congo's Jean-Pierre Bemba poised for return after war crimes acquittal by RFI - Listen to music


Germany hands war crime suspect over to Bosnia | Reuters

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Germany on Wednesday extradited a Bosnian Serb to Bosnia who is accused of taking part in the detention and torture of about 120 Muslim Bosniaks in the Bosnian war, and personally killing three others, the Bosnian prosecutor’s office said.<p>Milorad Obradovic, 49, known as …


Over 300 public figures from around the world: Forcible transfer of Khan al-Ahmar community a war crime

Over 300 elected officials, legal scholars, academics, artists, faith leaders, and activists from around the world and Israel published an open …


Israel Accused of Committing ‘War Crimes’ by 300 Global Figures

Open letter which voiced strong opposition to Israel’s plans to forcibly transfer thousands of Palestinians living in farming-shepherding communities …

Middle East

War crimes judges order release of Congolese ex-vice president Bemba

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Judges at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday ordered the release of Congolese ex-vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba following his acquittal last week on war crimes charges.<p>He will be freed in neighbouring Belgium, where his family lives, the court order said.


Tom Woewiyu Tells Reporters to "Pay Attention" in first day of war crimes trial

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Recognize the President of the Russian Federation - Putin V.V. as a war criminal | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

I apply to the US Congress to recognize the President of the Russian Federation Putin V.V. a war criminal and judge him by the International Military …


Iraqi Refugee in France Faces War Crimes Charges for Alleged ISIS Past

An Iraqi refugee in France is facing war crimes charges amid allegations he served as an ISIS executioner and helped slaughter hundreds of Iraqi air …


Episode 59 - Primary Shenanigans, More IDF War Crimes, & Idiot Alex Jones Chases Bernie Through LAX

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ICC Overturns Ex-Congo VP Bemba's war Crime Convictions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court appeals judges have overturned the convictions of former Congolese Vice President …


Alleged Iraqi war criminal arrested in France

An Iraqi refugee in France thought to be a former senior member of the Islamic State armed group has been arrested in Paris and indicted on suspicion …


Details emerge of war crimes allegedly commited by SAS soldiers | Sky News Australia

Fresh details have been revealed about two war crimes allegedly committed by members of Australia's elite special forces in Afghanistan. There are …

Special Forces

Alleged Australian War Crimes in Afghanistan Investigated

The Turnbull government says allegations that members of Australia's elite special forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan are being taken …

Special Forces

Bemba war crimes conviction overturned

The International Criminal Court in The Hague has overturned the war crimes conviction and 18-year prison sentence of DRC warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba.<p>Bemba had been found guilty of a devastating campaign of rape, murder and torture by troops he sent to the Central African Republic in 2002-2003.<p>The …

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France: Iraqi refugee charged, suspected in IS war crimes

An Iraqi refugee was in French custody Friday on preliminary charges of war crimes and terrorism amid suspicions that he was a senior figure in the …


ICC overturns war crimes conviction of Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba

A former Congolese vice president has his convictions for war crimes overturned. Jean-Pierre Bemba had previously been sentenced for failing to stop rapes and murders committed by his militia. Jacob Zuma makes a second court appearance for graft charges in South Africa. In a speech to supporters, …

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Bosnian police arrest former general suspected of war crimes

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Police have arrested a former Bosnian army general suspected of war crimes against Serb prisoners of war during the 1992-95 war.<p>The prosecutor's office said in a statement Tuesday that Sakib Mahmuljin is suspected of having not prevented a mujahedeen unit that …


France detains former Iraqi refugee on war crime suspicions

PARIS (Reuters) - French authorities are holding a former Iraqi refugee in custody on suspicions he committed war crimes as a local leader of Islamic State, the Paris prosecutor's office said on Thursday.<p>The man, whose identity has not been made public, was also put under formal investigation for …

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Real Estate Agent Warns Syrian Couple About Neighborhood’s High War Crime Rate

Al-QARYATAYN, SYRIA—Saying it would be remiss of him to try to lease them an apartment in the area without mentioning the violations of international …

Real Estate

US-led airstrikes in Syria could be war crimes - CNN Video

Human rights group Amnesty International says in a new report the airstrikes by the US-led coalition in Raqqa, Syria, probably breached international humanitarian law and potentially amount to war crimes.

Middle East

Did US-led coalition commit war crimes in Syria's Raqqa?

Coalition forces fighting ISIL are accused of killing hundreds of civilians in the Syrian city.<p>A report by Amnesty International said there is strong evidence the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) in Raqqa violated international law and …

Middle East

Nazi death squads focus of latest war crime cases in Germany

BERLIN — German prosecutors are investigating a suspected former member of Adolf Hitler’s mobile killing squads for involvement in World War II …

War Crimes

ICC Bemba case: Appeal court overturns conviction

In 2016, the ICC found Jean-Pierre Bemba guilty of war crimes and handed him an 18-year prison sentence.<p>Supporters of Jean-Pierre Bemba have been celebrating after the former Congolese vice president's war crimes convictions were overturned.<p>A majority of judges a the International Criminal Court …


On This Day: Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann hanged

On May 31, 1916, the Battle of Verdun passed the 100-day mark. It would continue for another 200 days, leaving some 800,000 soldiers dead, injured or …

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CAR: a special criminal court to investigate war crimes and crimes against humanity by RFI - Listen to music

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CAR: a special criminal court to investigate war crimes and crimes against humanity

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Man suspected of Bosnian war crimes will leave US

CLEVELAND — An Ohio man accused of hiding his membership in a Serbian special police unit that massacred more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims during the …


Sierra Leone war criminal to go free after ending jail term

THE HAGUE (AFP) -<p>An ex-Sierra Leone militia leader was Monday to walk free after serving a 15-year sentence, the first to complete a term imposed for crimes in the country's civil war, a UN court said.<p>The Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone "has reached a significant milestone, with the …


Adam Keller: Israeli Supreme Court paving the war to a war crime

Israel’s Supreme Court green lights state to commit war crime; if implemented, the justices will also be liable by Adam Keller, Gush Shalom On …


Birthday party blow for Cape Town war criminal

“I’m going to miss the birthday party‚” convicted war criminal Augustinus “Gus” Kouwenhoven grumbled on Friday as his bail conditions were amended to …

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