War Crimes

  • Hague Tribunal sentences Karadzic to 40 years in prison

    Other counts of the indictment against him included persecution, extermination, murder, deportation, inhune acts, terrorizing the civilian population, illegal attacks on civilians and taking international hostages. ...
  • Kosovo War Crimes Court, to be Based in The Hague

    The court is expected to start work later this year in the former headquarters of EU police organization Europol. International judges will apply Kosovo law in the court....
  • Remembering Raçak Massacre

    Evidence of tampering — should such evidence become available, is, in fact, excellent circumstantial evidence of guilt. If one can trace where the order to tamper came from, it permits a pretty strong inference that it was done for the purpose of hiding the truth, which demonstrates consciences of...
  • EU judges sentence 11 Kosovo Albanians for war crimes

    Judges of the EU Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) in Kosovo issued verdicts in the Drenica I and Drenica II cases on Wednesday and sentenced 11 Kosovo Albanian men to prison. Lawmakers in Kosovo on Wednesday voted 89-22 to create an EU-backed court that will investigate crimes committed by...
  • Killing of journalists should be a war crime

    Pruitt said existing international laws should be updated to protect journalists. He proposed creating a new protocol to the Geneva Conventions to make the killing of a journalist a specific war crime. He also suggested adapting articles of the International Criminal Court, which deals with war crimes, to specifically...
  • 64 public figures, 7 Nobel laureates, call for arms embargo on Israel

    Tutu, Chomsky, Waters, Pappe, others accuse country of ‘war crimes and possible crimes against humanity.’ Sixty-four public figures, including seven Nobel Peace Prize winners, have called for an international arms embargo on Israel for its “war crimes and possible crimes against humanity” in Gaza. The statement came in a...
  • STRANGE BORDER KIDNAPPINGS IN KOSOVO

    In the wake of the war in Kosovo, investigative journalist Michael Montgomery traveled to the Balkans to investigate the mysterious disappearance of Serbs. His scrutiny brought to light evidence that suggested links between a black-market crime syndicate and the upper echelon of the Kosovo Liberation Army—indicating that the end...
  • U.N. Panel Cites Evidence of War Crimes in Syria

    GENEVA — As the United States and Russia searched for a diplomatic solution to the crisis over Syria’s chemical weapons, United Nations investigators on Wednesday presented detailed evidence of what they said were war crimes and crimes against humanity still being committed by both sides in the 30-month-old conflict....