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Sri Lanka will urge UN to remove war crime charges against its troops: Maithripala Sirisena

Sirisena, who will lead a delegation to the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, will address the general debate on September 25.

published on : 14th September 2018

US threatens to arrest International Criminal Court judges who probe war crimes

White House National Security Advisor John Bolton also cited a recent move by Palestinian leaders to have Israeli officials prosecuted at the ICC for human rights violations.

published on : 11th September 2018

Saudi-led coalition rejects UN's Yemen 'war crimes' report

In a first report released on Tuesday, a team of UN-mandated investigators said all parties in Yemen's conflict have committed a "substantial number of violations of international humanitarian law".

published on : 30th August 2018

Malian jihadist handed over to International Criminal Court on war crimes charges

40-year-old Hassan faces charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity for the destruction of the holy shrines of Timbuktu between 2012-2013 as well as accusations of rape and forced marriage.

published on : 1st April 2018

Arms exporters must answer for Yemen 'war crimes', says Iran's President Hassan Rouhani

Rouhani welcomed France's efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal, which the United States has threatened to tear up. 

published on : 5th March 2018

UN demands handover of Libya commander after new killings

The United Nations demanded Thursday the immediate surrender of a Benghazi commander wanted by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges.

published on : 25th January 2018

Bangladesh sentences to death six 1971 war crimes accused

The verdict came as Bangladesh nearly completed the long-delayed trial of 1971 war crimes since the high-powered tribunal was established in 2010.

published on : 22nd November 2017

Russia, US headed for UN showdown over Syria gas attacks probe

Russia and the United States were on a collision course ahead of a UN Security Council vote Thursday on the fate of a UN-led probe to determine who is behind Syria gas attacks.

published on : 16th November 2017

International court to seek Afghanistan war crimes probe 

The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court says she wants an investigation of possible war crimes allegedly committed in the war in Afghanistan.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Enough evidence to convict Syria's Assad of war crimes: UN commission

A UN commission probing Syria rights abuses has gathered enough evidence to convict President Bashar al-Assad of war crimes.

published on : 13th August 2017