War crimes

Army major cleared of drowning Iraqi after 17-year ordeal
Iraq British Army
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Army major cleared of drowning Iraqi after 17-year ordeal

Robert Campbell was investigated for 17 years over the death of teenager Said Shabram
25 Sep 2020
Elite Australian troops ‘committed war crimes’, says chief
Australian soldier
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Elite Australian troops ‘committed war crimes’, says chief

Major-General Adam Findlay said ‘there are guys who criminally did something’
30 Jun 2020
Kosovo president Hashim Thaci indicted for war crimes
Hashim Thaci
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Kosovo president Hashim Thaci indicted for war crimes

Charges brought by Hague prosecutor capsize US bid to end tensions in the Balkans
25 Jun 2020
Myanmar genocide hearings: what you need to know
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, ICJ
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Myanmar genocide hearings: what you need to know

Aung San Suu Kyi makes a sensational court appearance in the Hague
10 Dec 2019
Why is the UK being accused of covering up war crimes?
Taliban Afghanistan Bomb
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Why is the UK being accused of covering up war crimes?

Investigators claim serious crimes were hushed up ‘for political reasons’
18 Nov 2019
UK may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, says UN
Yemen
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UK may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, says UN

Experts say Western powers could be held responsible for horrors of the conflict
4 Sep 2019
Is the International Criminal Court fit for purpose?
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Is the International Criminal Court fit for purpose?

Ex-president of the Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, acquitted by the ICC after seven years in jail
16 Jan 2019

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Germany’s other genocide: Namibians sue over slaughter
Namibia Germany
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Germany’s other genocide: Namibians sue over slaughter

Berlin returns remains of massacred indigenous people but descendants still waiting for apology
30 Aug 2018
What did the Yugoslavia war crimes tribunal achieve?
Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic was the most-high profile defendant to appear at the court
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What did the Yugoslavia war crimes tribunal achieve?

The court that put Slobodan Milosevic in the dock is to be formally dissolved this week after 24 years and 161 indictments
21 Dec 2017
‘Butcher of Bosnia’ Ratko Mladic convicted of war crimes
Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic
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‘Butcher of Bosnia’ Ratko Mladic convicted of war crimes

Former military chief gets life sentence for crimes including the Srebrenica massacre of 8,000 Muslims
22 Nov 2017
War crimes expert quits UN Syria inquiry
Carla del Ponte
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War crimes expert quits UN Syria inquiry

Carla del Ponte says she cannot stay on a commission 'that does absolutely nothing'
7 Aug 2017