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US, France, Britain may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, UN report says

US, France, Britain may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, UN report says

The United States, Britain and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and providing intelligence and logistics support to a Saudi-led coalition that starves civilians as a war tactic

Sri Lanka's new army chief dismisses war crimes claims

Sri Lanka's new army chief dismisses war crimes claims

Sri Lanka's new army chief on Monday brushed aside international outrage over his appointment, saying "anyone can make allegations" that he had committed war crimes.

International court convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes

International court convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes

International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda for atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers.

Qatar renews support for global mechanism to probe Syria crimes

Qatar renews support for global mechanism to probe Syria crimes

Qatar has renewed its support for the International Impartial and Independent Mechanism to hold accountable those accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria, stressing that sustainable peace in Syria can only be achieved through justice by ensuring accountability.

UN rights council renews Yemen war crimes probe

UN rights council renews Yemen war crimes probe

The United Nations Human Rights Council voted to extend an international probe of alleged war crimes committed in Yemen despite strong opposition from Saudi Arabia and several of its allies.

Some Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen 'may be war crimes'

Some Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen 'may be war crimes'

Saudi Arabia is leading a Western-backed alliance of Arab states trying to restore the internationally recognised government of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

Lawyer for former Serbia leader Milosevic shot dead

Lawyer for former Serbia leader Milosevic shot dead

A leading lawyer who defended former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic on charges of war crimes has been shot dead in Belgrade, police said on Sunday.

Germany issues international arrest warrant for top Assad officer

Germany issues international arrest warrant for top Assad officer

German prosecutors have issued an international arrest warrant for the head of the Syrian Airforce Intelligence on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing German security officials.

Syria chemical attack evidence must be preserved, says UN

Syria chemical attack evidence must be preserved, says UN

International chemical weapons experts were travelling to Syria to investigate an alleged gas attack by government forces on Douma which killed dozens of people.

Philippines' Duterte moves to quit International Criminal Court

Philippines' Duterte moves to quit International Criminal Court

The Hague-based ICC announced last month it was launching a "preliminary examination" of Duterte's bloody anti-drug crackdown that has drawn international concern.

HRW accuses Saudi Arabia of repression despite reforms

HRW accuses Saudi Arabia of repression despite reforms

In its World Report 2018, which reviews human rights practices in more than 90 countries, the rights group reported it had documented 87 unlawful attacks by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen.

Dutch probe Bosnian war criminal's live UN court suicide

Dutch probe Bosnian war criminal's live UN court suicide

Dutch prosecutors are investigating how a Bosnian Croat war criminal managed to dramatically take his own life Wednesday, apparently after drinking poison he had smuggled into a UN court ...