war crimes

 
Jean-Pierre Bemba: From DRC vice-president to war criminal
Jean-Pierre Bemba: From DRC vice-president to war criminal
Once a towering figure in business and politics, Jean-Pierre Bemba, a former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, was jailed for 18...
Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
It was a bright, clear morning in Dakar the day the much anticipated Habré judgment was to be delivered. Hundreds of people were pushing to get into...
AU-backed tribunal jails Chadian dictator Hissène Habré
AU-backed tribunal jails Chadian dictator Hissène Habré
Former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré raised his arms in the air and shouted “Down with Francafrique!”, the term used for France’s...
Syrian children pay the price for 'world's inaction'
Syrian children pay the price for 'world's inaction'
Sick children dying as life-saving medicine waits at checkpoints, youngsters forced to survive on animal feed and leaves, and families burning...
Feelings mixed over US war crimes ruling
Feelings mixed over US war crimes ruling
An appeals court ruling that denied an alleged war criminal from Somalia immunity from prosecution in a United States courtroom is only a partial...
[Video]Bosco Ntaganda’s blood-stained path to the ICC
[Video]Bosco Ntaganda’s blood-stained path to the ICC
After evading justice for nine years, DRC rebel commander Bosco Ntaganda is facing the ICC on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Amnesty International calls for probe into Nigerian army war crimes
Amnesty International calls for probe into Nigerian army war crimes
Senior military officers in Nigeria should be investigated for war crimes including the murder, starvation, suffocation and torturing to death of...
Plight of civilians caught up in Boko Haram fight flagged
Plight of civilians caught up in Boko Haram fight flagged
Countries getting involved in the fight against Boko Haram should make sure their military forces respect international law and refrain from...
[Video]Child of war
[Video]Child of war
In a compelling interview with the M&G, an ex-child soldier from the DRC shares his story of abduction, fighting in the war and his escape to SA.
Radovan Karadzic denies knowledge of Bosnian genocide
Radovan Karadzic denies knowledge of Bosnian genocide
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic "did not know" of the 1995 massacre of thousands of Muslims at Srebrenica, his lawyer said on Thursday,...
[Video]Syria: Armed groups send children into battle
[Video]Syria: Armed groups send children into battle
Human Rights Watch has revealed how armed groups in Syria have used children as young as 15 to fight in battles, which violates international law.
ICC must maintain its credibility
ICC must maintain its credibility
The standoff between the African Union (AU) and the International Criminal Court (ICC) was precipitated in 2009 by the arrest warrant issued for...

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